Runing Injuries

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The world of running is experiencing a new boom. More and more runners are taking up the sport, running in the streets, parks, forests, and gyms.

Running yields clear and numerous benefits on health:

  • Positive impact on depression.
  • Physical fitness.
  • Muscular strength.
  • Obesity and others.

Moreover, it does not require the purchase or use of expensive equipment; it is possible to do it in different surfaces (sand, grass, asphalt, track, snow etc.), it does not require special abilities, it can be practised anywhere in the world and anytime, usually year round.

However, running has also a high incidence of related injuries. Many people start practicing running and then stop, being injuries the main reason not to run. Training errors, incorrect running pattern or technique, footwear, surface and warm-up are some of the main causes that causes of running injuries.

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