Carbon plated trainers have been making a number of headlines over the previous couple of yeas and have turn into increasingly more frequent at races.
As a shoe tester for Ladies’s Working journal and The Run Testers over on YouTube, I’ve tried various pairs over the 12 months. Whereas I’ve expertise of operating races in them and testing them as a runner and a journalist, I needed to talk to a physiotherapist about them.
I spoke to Dr Kathleen Walker who has been wanting on the analysis round carbon plated trainers. I requested her how they work, whether or not they’re proper for all runners and what runners want to concentrate on when considering of incorporating them into their operating and racing.
Dr Kathleen walker has been a physiotherapist for greater than 20 years working within the NHS and personal observe.
She has labored at main athletics championships and has been group physiotherapist for Wales girls’s cricket facet. She earned her a PhD researching interventions to assist runners forestall and handle operating accidents.