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Barefoot v's shod and traction

Discussion in 'Podiatry Arena' started by Admin, Nov 22, 2018.

  1. Admin

    Admin Administrator Staff Member

    In experiments were the efficiency of barefoot running is compared to shod , how important is traction (in the sense of grip)?

    Based the video below , I would say that the importance of traction in these types of comparison may have been greatly underestimated since the featured runner's foot is clearly sliding backwards on the road surface during push off .

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    Barefoot v's shod and traction

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