Do running shoes prevent running injury?

There is no clear answer to this. They may help prevent injury or they may not. Check out this PodChatLive video in which the hosts discussed this issue with Michael Nitschke who is a runner, coach and a Podiatrist.

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Dr. Scholl’s Running Insoles // Reduce Shock and Prevent Common Running Injuries: Runner's Knee, Plantar Fasciitis and Shin Splints (For Women's 5.5-9, also Available for Men's 7.5-10 & Men's 10.5-14)
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MUEFFYN Running Shoe Insoles Sneaker Inserts Ultra-Light Anti-Slip Absorb Shock Prevent Injuries for Men Women Plantar Fasciitis Foot Knee Heel Pain (Women 11.5-13.5 / Men 10.5-13)
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Injury-Free Running, Second Edition: Your Illustrated Guide to Biomechanics, Gait Analysis, and Injury Prevention
  • Michaud, Tom (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 224 Pages - 06/15/2021 (Publication Date) - North Atlantic Books (Publisher)
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ASICS Women's Gel-Venture 7 Running Shoes, 8.5, Carrier Grey/Silver
  • Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
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ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 7 Trail Running Shoes, 13, Peacoat/Piedmont Grey
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Technology Cushioning System - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
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adidas Men's Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 Running Shoe, Grey/Grey/Black, 9
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  • Sock-like fit
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  • Cloudfoam midsole for a cushioned ride and OrthoLite sockliner for breathable comfort
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ASICS Women's Gel-Venture 6 MX Running Shoes, 7.5, MID Grey/Purple SPEC
  • Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • Removable Sockliner - A sockliner which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.
  • Trail Specific Outsole - Reversed lugs provide uphill and downhill traction on all types of terrain.
  • AHAR Outsole - Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
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Running from Injury: Why runners get injured and how to stop it
  • Francis, Peter (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 198 Pages - 06/27/2021 (Publication Date) - Independently published (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 10
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