Running Analysis to Improve Efficiency

by John Fiore, PT The strongest predictors of running injury include a prior history of running injury, running throughout the year without a break, and a rapid increase in running mileage of >10% per week (Br J Sports Med 2007). Identifying…

Static Versus Dynamic Stretching

(Should runners stretch and if so how?) John Fiore, PT www.sapphirept.com Confusion and controversy exists regarding the proper way for runners to stretch. Some runners stretch regularly while some never stretch at all. Stretching confusion…

Calf Strength and Performance in the Master's Runner

Addressing Age-Related Calf Weakness An average weekend in Missoula, Montana confirms the fact that 30 million people ran at least 50 days annually in the United States in 2012-2013. Running efficiently and injury-free, however, is more elusive.…
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Sapphire PT Presentation at RE November 15th

Join Sapphire Physical Therapy on Wednesday, November 15 at 6:30 pm in the Runners Edge basement for an informative presentation. The presentation will focus on how impact loading rates during running relate to injury risk and discuss ways to…