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Checklist for Running Overuse Injuries

From Elizabeth Quinn ,
Your Guide to Sports Medicine .

 

Runners often wind up with injuries without any obvious traumatic event to cause an injury. Most of these are the result of a wide variety of factors that over time lead to chronic problems. These are often termed overuse injuries. Following is a checklist of the most common causes of running injuries and possible treatment options.

Too Much, Too Soon

Running Route or Surface

Footwear

Body Weight

Running Technique

Bio mechanical Issues

Muscle Weakness / Imbalance

 


 

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