Gait modifications to change lower extremity gait biomechanics in runners: a systematic review

@article{Napier2015GaitMT,
  title={Gait modifications to change lower extremity gait biomechanics in runners: a systematic review},
  author={Christopher Napier and Christopher K. Cochrane and Jack E. Taunton and Michael A. Hunt},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={49},
  pages={1382 - 1388}
}
Background Abnormal biomechanics have been cited as a potential risk factor for running-related injury. Many modifiable biomechanical risk factors have also been proposed in the literature as interventions via gait retraining. Aim To determine which interventions have successfully modified biomechanical variables linked to running-related injury. Study design Systematic literature review. Methods MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, SportDiscus and PSYCINFO were searched using key terms related to running… 

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