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Transitioning to Barefoot Running Shoes



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Lieberman, D. E., et al. (2010). Foot strike patterns and collision forces in habitually barefoot versus shod runners. Nature, 463, 531-536. doi: 10.1038/nature08723

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MacGregor, H., & Wallack, R. (2011, June 19). Practically barefoot: Whether you're a street ninja or a minimalist runner, barefoot shoes offer some protection. Chicago Tribune, p24-24.

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Mychal, A. (2012, Jan 6). Minimalist shoes: A beginner's guide. Stack.

Rixe, J. A., Gallo, R. A., & Silvis, M. L. (2012). The barefoot debate: Can minimalist shoes reduce running-related injuries? Current Sports Medicine Reports, 11(3), 160-165.

Ryan, T. J. (2010). Barefoot to lightweight. Sporting Goods Business, 43(4), 38-42.