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BACKGROUND Many runners suffer from injuries. No information on high-risk populations is available so far though. OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to systematically review injury proportions in different populations of runners and to compare injury locations between these populations. DATA SOURCES An electronic search with no date restrictions was(More)
BACKGROUND One major drawback in measuring ground-reaction forces during running is that it is time consuming to get representative ground-reaction force (GRF) values with a traditional force platform. An instrumented force measuring treadmill can overcome the shortcomings inherent to overground testing. The purpose of the current study was to determine the(More)
BACKGROUND Running is associated with desirable lifestyle changes. Therefore several initiatives have been undertaken to promote running. Exact data on the health effects as a result of participating in a short-term running promotion program, however, is scarce. One important reason for dropout from a running program is a running-related injury (RRI). The(More)
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