Sport Innovation/Vibram FiveFingers Footwear/Reference List

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Features of the Vibram FiveFinger

Enhancing Performance with Vibram FiveFinger

Transitioning to Barefoot Running



Bates, C. (2012). Barefoot running causes spate of injuries as enthusiasts are 'too quick' to ditch the trainers.

Collier, R. (2011). Low-tech running shoes in high demand. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 183(1), 20. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.109-3747

Kerrigan, D., Franz, J. R., Keenan, G. S., Dicharry, J., Croce, U. D., Wilder, R. P. (2009). The effect of running shoes on lower extremity joint torques. Physical Medication and Rehabilitation Journal, 1(12), 1058-1063. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2009.09.011

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

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

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. doi: 1537-890X/1103/

Ryan, T. J. (2010). Barefoot to lightweight.