Even high heels straining the joints of less especially joggers are likely to be surprised by the latest findings of Science: the highly-touted and year after year increasingly expensive running shoes put pressure on the joints of the athlete’s far more than barefoot jogging. This was highlighted in a study by US researchers of the University of Virginia. What are the reasons for the negative effects and why, even high-heeled women’s shoes cause less joint damage, reveals the private krankenversicherung.de insurance portal. For the study, scientists could train 68 healthy athletes on a treadmill – with shoes and barefoot. While the hips, the knees and the ankles of the subjects were closely monitored when running. The study reveals astounding results: running shoes do not achieve the desired effect and cause damage to the joints on the contrary as they don’t even have high-heels in comparison result. The cause is the increased sales of running shoes according to researchers and the frequently used supporting material under the Arch of the foot.
Currently, this is the standard among the available sports shoes. Average hip will be charged by wearing running shoes to 54 percent more than barefoot. Also the knee benefited from the waiver of sports shoes, because the burden falls in this case lower percent at 36 to 38. Only the ankles will be protected by shoes. The U.S. Academy scientists now call that training shoes are developed, which provide the foot support, without harming the joints. More information: news.private-krankenversicherung.de/… Contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59