Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Major risk of injury for recreational runners

Almost half of all recreational runners incur injuries, mostly relating to knees, calves or Achilles tendons, and the level of risk is equally high whatever your age, gender or running experience. These are the findings of ...

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The science of elite long distance running

Sunday's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games marathon will include exceptional elite-level marathon runners, including Kenneth Mungara, the Gold Coast marathon record holder and Australia's Michael Shelley, who won the Gold medal ...

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Biomechanical acoustics study sheds light on running injuries

Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. More than 110 million people in the EU and the U.S. reported running recreationally in recent surveys; billions of dollars are spent globally each year to purchase running ...

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Recreational running benefits hip and knee joint health

Recreational runners are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to sedentary individuals and competitive runners, according to a new study published in the June issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic ...

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