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Barefoot Images and Reports


The below measures are being investigated in the Barefood Running Project. Each measure will be compared across shod, barefoot and minimalist conditions.

Spinal data is the current focus however performance injury analysis and tracking in professional athletes will also be looked at.

Ground Reaction Force graphs

Ground reaction force - the force applied from the ground through the foot in different directions.

 Joint Movement graphs

Joint moment - The force that is causing movement at the joint.

Thoracic Angular Movement graphs

The movement at the thoracic (mid spine).

Report Example (PDF, 644 kb)


Back of male with testing equipment  
Male athlete with testing equipment.

Female back with testing equipment
Female athlete with testing equipment.

Male running with testing equipment
Male athlete running with testing equipment.


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