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Mechanical Stress Quantification: the secret

 

Good news: your body will adapt itself as long as the applied stress is no greater than the body’s capacity to adapt! Indeed, most injuries result from an excess of pressure being applied to specific body parts (bone, cartilage, tendon, muscles, etc.). Let your body adapt to the changes applied by allowing it time to strengthen. This video will explain how to quantify mechanical stress applied on bones and thereby avoid any potential injuries.

 

Debate on injury prevention

 

An open and vigorous debate on running shoes took place at University of Lausanne in Switzerland in November 2013. Panelists and speakers from all disciplines, (from running shoe specialists to health care specialists), all of whom had a lot of knowledge or experience, were invited. This 6-video set introduces a panel of independent experts discussing various issues, notably exploring realms such as recommendations, minimalist and maximalist philosophies, the current running shoe market and other controversial issues. Come and listen to these clinicians, scientists, retailers and other industry representatives, while they discuss these sometimes challenging issues! Sorry, french only!

 

Running does not increase the risk of osteoarthritis

 

Repeated impact from running stresses the knees and back more than all other daily activities. Can we rightfully think that these body structures will become prematurely worn, or are we looking at a myth? Sorry, french only!

 

Education tools

 

 

The MSQ

The most simple, efficient and significant method of preventing injuries caused by overuse is to quantify and measure the application of mechanical stress. 

 

 

Levels of progression in your program

Every stimulus incurred through an increase of physical training volume, intensity, difference in elevation or change in running surfaces should be phased in. 

 

 

10 golden rules

This document introduces ten essential tips in the prevention of running injuries

THE MSQ Levels of progression 10 golden rules
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