Four Weeks of Training with Simple Postural Instructions Changes Trunk Posture and Foot Strike Pattern in Recreational Runners
Physical Therapy in Sport
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Objectives: Previous studies showed that adopting forward trunk lean and forefoot strike patterns may reduce risk of running-related knee injuries. However, the process of learning such forms is unclear. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of a 4-week training using simple postural instructions to elicit these changes.
Biomechanics; Injury; Motor learning; Running
Four Weeks of Training with Simple Postural Instructions Changes Trunk Posture and Foot Strike Pattern in Recreational Runners.
Physical Therapy in Sport, 35