Effects of barefoot running on muscle and running forces

How does muscle activation and running forces change after 4 months of barefoot running?

Barefoot running has been popularized in recent years due to minimalist footwear. The premise that barefoot running is built on, is that as humans we have evolved over centuries to run without shoes. Studies have shown that running technique differs when wearing shoes versus barefoot. This article investigates if progressive barefoot running can alter running mechanics when shod or not in the long term. 


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