A biomechanical comparison of the foot strike between running in Vibram Fivefingers® shoes and barefoot / Leah Hutching

Burden, S. B. and Maulder, P. S. (2013) A biomechanical comparison of the foot strike between running in Vibram Fivefingers® shoes and barefoot / Leah Hutching. Masters thesis, Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Leah Hutching Masters thesis. The primary purpose of this study was to compare the acute mechanical effects at foot strike of running in the Vibram Fivefingers® and barefoot. The secondary purpose of this study was to assess the mechanical responses as velocity increases when wearing the Vibram Fivefingers® during running.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Keywords that describe the item:Vibram Fivefingers®, barefoot running
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance
ID Code:3036
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Deposited On:31 Jan 2014 01:45
Last Modified:31 Jan 2014 01:45

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