Jean-François Esculier physiotherapist specializing in the prevention and treatment of running injuries, passionate critique of the scientific literature, and teacher Clinic From Runner tells you, SuperSpécialiste on the interesting finds of July 2012.
Attack forefoot present during barefoot running or there are technical comparison can help to reduce the vertical component of the impact force on the ground or the rate of application of the force of impact. This could reduce costs and injuries to the knee joint. However, an attack of the forefoot can increase the mechanical work at the ankle and posterior muscular chain. Wearing minimalist shoes can also increase the pressure on the metatarsal head during impact. We must remember that we must be listening to his body, and if the transition is made to minimalism appropriately structures adapt to these differences in charges!