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


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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)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Vibram Fivefingers®, barefoot running
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Schools > Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance
Depositing User: Stephen Burden
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2014 01:45
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 03:21

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