News tagged with shoes
(Medical Xpress)—Adding captivating visuals to a textbook lesson to attract children's interest may sometimes make it harder for them to learn, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
For tens of thousands of years, humans ran on bare feet. Then we developed an assortment of specialized shoes, including – particularly since the 1960s – a seemingly limitless variety of running shoes. ...
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Even the most die-hard couch potato can come down with a case of spring fever as the days get longer and the weather warms. You know the symptoms.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research suggests that patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who wear flat, flexible footwear (mobility shoes) had significant reduction in knee loading—the force placed upon the joint during daily activities. Results ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The style of your running shoes isn't just making a fashion statement. It may be controlling the way you run and setting you up for injuries down the road. That's what researchers at the University of Kansas Hospital found ...
Health Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Many of today's running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel. New research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—For the growing number of runners who are considering trying "barefoot" five-finger running shoes, researchers at BYU have a message for you: Take it slow!
Health Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Need another reason to dust off those running shoes in the back of the closet? It turns out that running longer distances actually decreases a person's risk of osteoarthritis and hip replacements, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.
Neuroscience Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Mothers who are exposed to particular agents during pregnancy could give birth to children with a higher risk of asthma, according to new research.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Injury on the playing field often is caused by the interaction between the athlete's shoe and the field surface. In a literature review appearing in the May 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Su ...
Health May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Loyola University Medical Center researchers are conducting a first-of-its kind study of marathon runners to determine if there is link between foot injuries and ill-fitting shoes.
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Ethiopian runner Abebe Bikila made history when he earned a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. His speed and agility won him the gold, but it was barefoot running that made him a legend.
Other Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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