Relationships among self-reported shoe type, footstrike pattern, and injury incidence.

  title={Relationships among self-reported shoe type, footstrike pattern, and injury incidence.},
  author={Donald Lee Goss and Michael T. Gross},
  journal={U.S. Army Medical Department journal},
CONTEXT Some runners are experimenting with barefoot or minimalist shoe running to reduce lower extremity overuse injuries. However, there has been little research to examine injury trends associated with barefoot or minimalist shoe running. OBJECTIVE To assess the association of self-reported shoe selection with reported foot strike patterns, compare overall injury incidence associated with different shoe conditions, and identify differences in injury location between different shoe… CONTINUE READING
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