News tagged with calf muscles
(AP) -- Swept by the barefoot running craze, ultramarathoner Ryan Carter ditched his sneakers for footwear that mimics the experience of striding unshod.
Health May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters, according to Penn State researchers. Their findings not only help explain why some people are faster runners than ...
Other Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and other conditions involving muscle spasticity be better understood following the discovery by Australian researchers that muscle fibres buckle when at rest.
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Northwestern Medicine researchers have launched a clinical trial testing a new combination of treadmill exercise and drug regimen to see if the two together improve the walking ability of people with peripheral ...
Cardiology Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
US government regulators have clamped down on sportswear maker Reebok for claims that its buttock-toning footwear would lead to a more shapely butt for its wearers.
Other Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
To be the best, athletes are always searching for a competitive edge on and off the playing field. A new study by Professor of Kinesiology William Kraemer of the Neag School of Education shows that wearing ...
Other Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0