Foot strike patterns of recreational and sub-elite runners in a long-distance road race

@article{Larson2011FootSP,
  title={Foot strike patterns of recreational and sub-elite runners in a long-distance road race},
  author={Peter Joshua Larson and Erin Higgins and Justin Kaminski and Tamara Decker and Janine Preble and Daniela Lyons and Kevin McIntyre and Adam Normile},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={1665 - 1673}
}
Abstract Although the biomechanical properties of the various types of running foot strike (rearfoot, midfoot, and forefoot) have been studied extensively in the laboratory, only a few studies have attempted to quantify the frequency of running foot strike variants among runners in competitive road races. We classified the left and right foot strike patterns of 936 distance runners, most of whom would be considered of recreational or sub-elite ability, at the 10 km point of a half-marathon… 
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