Episode 66 with Michael Nitschke on ‘To Infinity & Beyond (Injury?)’

In this episode we talk with Michael Nitschke (“Nitta”) about the holy grail – running shoes that *might* reduce injury rates. In the week that Nike release the Infinity React we discuss the marketing behind the shoe, the study behind the marketing and take a deeper dive into the world of running shoes and their relationship/influence on injuries. How should (can?) we prescribe shoes to reduce injury? Is it all just about comfort? Will we ever actually know what we are doing…?

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About Michael Nitschke:
Michael is a certified Sports Podiatrist (APodA) and a Partner at the sports and arthritis clinic in Adelaide. He spends his spare time as an athletics coach and distance runner, while a part time researcher looking into the training Characteristics of runners at the University of Adelaide.

Connect with Michael Nitschke on Twitter.

More:
Podiatry Arena thread: Are Nike promising a 52% reduction in running injuries

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Episode 66 with Michael Nitschke on 'To Infinity & Beyond (Injury?)'
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Episode 66 with Michael Nitschke on 'To Infinity & Beyond (Injury?)'
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