Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Running Mechanics - Running Injuries and Kinetic Chain Disruptions

by DEREK M. HANSEN (RUNNING MECHANICS BLOG)

[Learning the root causes of injuries and how to effectively manage your kinetic chain will help you stay at the top of you game. – The Opedix Editors]

Working with track and field sprinters and athletes in speed-dependent sports such as football and soccer has made me very aware of the prevalence of hamstring strains and other debilitating soft-tissue injuries. The recovery period for these types of injuries can vary from weeks to months, depending on the severity of the problem. There is also a high probability that many of these injuries will re-occur and become chronic. Understanding how to better manage, rehabilitate and prevent such injuries requires a greater knowledge of the root causes, as well as associated treatment strategies.

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