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Excessive Pronation

Regan ArendseArticle 3 of a technical discussion relating to the Stance Phase Dynamics and Pronation – Dr Regan Arendse MBChB, MSc Sports Medicine cum laude.
Continuing on from the the first two articles on Pronation and the mechanisms of running injuries. Introduction and Gait Cycle and Stance Phase Dynamics and Pronation

Running Mechanisms

Running Mechanisms

Now for Part 3

Mechanisms of Running Injuries and Excessive pronation

During excessive pronation the foot enters the loading phase of stance in a position that allows it to make contact with the medial aspect of the foot earlier than normal. Alternatively the foot may reach the position of medial contact of the foot with the running surface earlier than expected. [Read more…]