Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast
By Running Medicine
The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in running medicine. Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, is the host of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast, and is widely accepted as one of the world’s foremost experts in running mechanics and injury management. During each episode, Dr. Heiderscheit and co-host Mark D. Anderson, PT, MPT, OCS delve into a specific running medicine topic while applying real world experience and research to give listeners a comprehensive take on the subject.
Running Medicine Reflections
Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, FAPTA of the University of Wisconsin is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Heiderscheit is the Frederick Gaenslen Professor in Orthopedics and Vice-Chair of Research for the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation. He is the founding Director of the UW Health Runners’ Clinic; Director of Research for Badger Athletic Performance with UW Athletics; and Co-director of the UW Neuromuscular Biomechanics Laboratory. Dr. Heiderscheit’s research is aimed at understanding and enhancing the clinical management of orthopedic conditions, with particular focus on running-related injuries. Support for his research includes the NIH, NFL, NBA and GE Healthcare. He is Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
July 29, 2022
Biomechanical Risk Factors for Running-Related Injury
Laurent Malisoux, PhD of the Luxembourg Institute of Health is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Malisoux is the Leader of the Physical Activity, Sport & Health research group with expertise in sports injury prevention, running biomechanics, physical activity assessment and exercise physiology. He completed his PhD in 2006 at UCLouvain (Belgium), focusing on the impact of training and unloading on contractile properties of single human…
June 27, 2022
Dietary Supplement Use in Preadolescent Endurance Runners
Michelle Barrack, PhD, RD, CSSD, FACSM of California State University, Long Beach is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Barrack is an Associate Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She has published research on topics addressing nutrition and bone health in youth and collegiate endurance runners and the prevalence and factors associated with dietary supplement use in athletes. Dr. Barrack…
May 27, 2022
Plank Times and Lower Extremity Overuse Injury in Collegiate Track-and-Field and Cross Country Athletes
Lace Luedke, PT, PhD, DPT of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Luedke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology with over 20 years of clinical experience. She earned her PhD in Orthopedic & Sports Science from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, her DPT from the University of Central Arkansas, and her BS in Physical Therapy from…
May 02, 2022
Trail Running Injury Risk Factors
Carel Viljoen of University of Pretoria is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Viljoen is the Head of Physiotherapy at the Sport, Exercise Medicine, and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI), which is an International Olympic Committee (IOC) research centre, where he mainly works with trail runners and other adventure related sports such as adventure racing. He is also a lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University…
March 30, 2022
Biopsychosocial Risk Factors Associated with Pain in Postpartum Runners
Shefali Christopher from Elon University is our guest for this months Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Christopher is an assistant professor in the department of physical therapy. She started treating runners 12 years ago because no one else wanted to deal with the triathletes and runners, and slowly built a caseload of predominantly endurance athletes. She has spoken at several local, regional and national conferences about treating the triathlete…
February 28, 2022
Foot Strike Technique and Its Classification at Impact
Aoife Burke from Dublin City University is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Aoife is an assistant professor in the Athletic Training program in the School of Health and Human Performance. After completing her athletic therapy and training degree, she worked in a private musculoskeletal clinical practice, whilst also working with some elite teams within Ireland; such as Dublin GAA and some Irish international football teams. Aoife…
January 24, 2022
Predictive Effect of Well-Known Risk Factors and Foot-Core Training in Lower Limb Running-Related Injuries in Recreational Runners
Isabel Sacco, PhD from University of São Paulo is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Sacco is an Associate Professor and vice-director of the Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Sciences at the School of Medicine; 1B Research fellow of CNPq-Brazil (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development); and the head of the Laboratory of Biomechanics of Movement and Human Posture (LaBiMPH). Her main areas of research include…
December 23, 2021
Monitoring Technology In Recreational Runners
Welcome to episode 64 of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! On this month’s episode, we sit down with Richard Mayne (also known as the Moving Medic) to discuss the use of monitoring technology and injury incidence among recreational runners. Richard also discusses how the popular UK website, Parkrun, influenced his research. Dr. Mayne is a family medicine physician in Northern Ireland, with a specialist interest in lifestyle, sport and exercise medicine. He is passionate about helping people to be less sedentary and more physically active so they can live longer, happier and healthier lives. He can be followed on social media (twitter, instagram) via the handle: @themovingmedic, as well as online at https://themovingmedic.net/ Mayne RS, Bleakley CM, Matthews M. Use of monitoring technology and injury incidence among recreational runners: a cross-sectional study. BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2021 Sep 28;13(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s13102-021-00347-4. PMID: 34583747; PMCID: PMC8480020.
December 02, 2021
How Recreational Runners Deal With Injuries
Welcome to Episode 63 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! This month, we’re going international as we sit down with Evert Verhagen, Prof. Dr. from Amsterdam to discuss how recreational runners deal with injuries. His latest paper, “I JUST WANT TO RUN: How Recreational Runners Perceive and Deal with Injuries”, was published in the September 2021 issue of BMJ Open Sports Exercise Medicine. Dr. Verhagen is a human movement…
October 28, 2021
Returning to Distance Running After an Injury
Welcome to episode 62 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! This month, Bryan and Jeremy sit down with Eric J Hegedus, PT, DPT, PhD, MHS from Tufts University to discuss returning to distance running after an injury. Info from this episode can help therapists better understand how to treat patients looking to return to competition. Dr. Hegedus is a Professor and founding program director for the Tufts Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Phoenix, AZ. He previously was the Founding Chair of High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. He has authored over 85 peer-reviewed publications, a textbook, now in its second edition and translated into 5 languages, and 7 book chapters. Dr. Hegedus has received multiple awards including the American Physical Therapy Association’s James a Gould Excellence in Orthopaedic Teaching Award and a four-time winner of the Excellence in Physical Therapy Teaching award. Dr. Hegedus is a founder and director of Targeted Enhanced Athletic Movement (TEAM), a community-based health and wellness program designed to improve athletic performance and prevent injury in active people.
September 30, 2021
Injury-Resistant vs. Recently Injured Runners
Welcome to episode 61 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! Today, we speak with Sarah Dillon of Dublin City University. Sarah is a Chartered Physiotherapist and PhD candidate in the School of Health and Human Performance. Her research, funded by the Insight SFI Research centre for Data Analytics centers around lower limb injuries among recreational runners. In this episode, we examine whether or not pre-existing injuries effects a runner’s overall performance. Bryan and Sarah review factors of the DCU Running Injury Surveillance (RISC) Study including how often participants ran, their training regimen previous to the study, and where their injury was located. Information gathered from this podcast can help clinicians in assessing patient recovery time and exercises. You can find more information about Sarah’s first output of her research from the American College of Sports Medicine’s research journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE). Dillon S, Burke A, Whyte EF, O'Connor S, Gore S, Moran KA. Do Injury-Resistant Runners Have Distinct Differences in Clinical Measures Compared to Recently Injured Runners? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2021 Apr 23. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002649. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33899779.
August 24, 2021
Optimal Loading for Preventing and Managing Bone Stress Injuries
Dr. Warden is a Professor within the Departments of Physical Therapy, Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology, and Biomedical Engineering; Associate Dean for Research within the IU School of Health and Human Sciences; and Director of the Musculoskeletal Function, Imaging and Tissue (MSK-FIT) Resource Core within the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health. He has contributed over 140 publications and has a particular interest in the effects of physical activity on the skeleton. He has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense, and has been the recipient of awards from the American College of Sports Medicine, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and Orthopaedic Research Society. He currently serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise and is a member of the editorial board for 5 other journals.
July 26, 2021
Middle School Distance Running
Adam Tenforde, MD from Harvard Medical School is our guest for this episode of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Tenforde is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a sports medicine physician at the Spaulding National Running Center – one of the only centers in the United States exclusively dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of running-related injuries. Dr. Tenforde has the unique…
June 28, 2021
Hip Strength and Prior Injury
Welcome to Episode 58 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! Nate Vannatta, DPT, SCS from the Department of Sports Medicine of Gundersen Health System in Wisconsin is our guest for this month's episode. Nate is a sports physical therapist and Associate Program Director for the Gundersen Medical Education’s Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program. He is also an adjunct graduate faculty member of the La Crosse Institute for Movement Science housed at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. His research interests are largely in the area of biomechanics with a focus on running-related injuries. His clinical interests range from the management of acute lower extremity injuries to more chronic conditions such as tendinopathies and osteoarthritis.
May 28, 2021
Achilles Tendinopathy Rehabilitation
In this episode, we discuss Achilles Tendinopathy Rehabilitation with Karin Grävare Silbernagel PT, ATC, PhD from the University of Delaware. Dr. Silbernagel has been a practicing physical therapist for over 30 years, mainly in orthopedics and sports medicine and her expertise is in the clinical aspects of tendon injury. As the principal investigator of the Tendon Research Group at the University of Delaware, she is working to advance the understanding of tendon injuries and repair so that tailored treatments can be developed. Her work has been directly integrated into the clinical guidelines with a focus on how to prescribe exercise and physical activity as treatment for patients with tendon injuries. She has presented her research at numerous conferences, and published in peer-reviewed journals (100+ published articles to date). Her research is funded by the NIH, Foundation for Physical Therapy, Swedish Research Council for Sport Science, and Swedish Research Council. She is also an Editor for Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.
May 05, 2021
Hamstring Strain Injuries
On this month's episode of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast, we sit down with Dr. David Opar to discuss Hamstring Strain Injuries. Dr. Opar is the Director of the Sports Performance, Recovery, Injury and New Technologies (SPRINT) Research Centre at Australian Catholic University. He has conducted extensive research into hamstring strain injuries with a particular focus on how best to identify individuals at risk of this injury and how rehabilitation practices can be improved. From his research, he also co-invented the NordBord, which is a field measure of eccentric hamstring strength. More recently, Dr. Opar has joined and contributes to the NFL Lower Extremity Soft Tissue Injury Task Force.
March 31, 2021
In this episode of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast episode, we host a panel of experts from around the world in the second of a two-part series on the topic of running and pregnancy. For the last topic of the series, our panel is discussing Running Postpartum. This international panel includes Rita Deering, DPT, PhD, from Carroll University, Shefali M. Christopher, DPT, from Elon University, Tom Goom (@RunningPhysio) from The Physio Rooms in England, Grainne Donnelly (@Absolute.Physio) (Bsc Hons Pg Cert HCPC MCSP Current MSc Student), and Emma Brockwell (@PhysioMum), a Specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapist.
February 17, 2021
Running During Pregnancy
In this episode of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast, we host a panel of experts from around the world in the first of a two-part series on the topic of running and pregnancy. In this episode, we discuss Running During Pregnancy and in part two we will discuss Running Postpartum. This international panel includes Rita Deering, DPT, PhD, from Carrol University, Shefali Christopher, DPT, SCS, LAT, from Elon University,…
January 21, 2021
Should Adolescents Run Marathons?
Josh Goldman, MD from UCLA is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Goldman is a Health Science Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. He cares for both Family Medicine and Sports Medicine patients of all ages, while supervising medical students, residents, and Sports Medicine fellows. Dr. Goldman is the team physician for the UCLA football, men's soccer, and women's water polo teams. He currently serves as the program director for the UCLA Sports Medicine Fellowship, the Associate Director for the Center for Sports Medicine at the Orthopedic Institute for Children, and the Associate Director for Sports Medicine within the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program. He has previously served as team physician at the United States Olympic Training Center, the Association of Volleyball Professionals Tour, and USA Hockey. Dr. Goldman's research interests include concussion in sport, pediatric overuse injuries, and running-related injuries. Goldman JT, Miller E, Runestad S, Serpa R, Beck J. Should Adolescents Run Marathons?: Youth Marathon Training Injury Epidemiology and Risk Factors. Clin J Sport Med. 2020 Sep 15. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000870. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32941370.
December 21, 2020
Measuring Training Load
Max Paquette, PhD from the University of Memphis is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Paquette is an associate professor in the College of Health Sciences, director of the Musculoskeletal Analysis Laboratory and biomechanist within the Human Performance Center. His research interests are largely focused on lower limb joint mechanics with regards to injury risk reduction and performance improvement in runners, with particular interest in the effects of different footwear, fatigue/repetition, altered techniques and training interventions. Dr. Paquette has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has contributed to numerous popular media articles and podcasts on the science of running. He also consults with high school, collegiate and world-class track and field athletes and their coaches to optimize performance and reduce injury risks.
November 23, 2020
High Hamstring Tendinopathies
Welcome to episode 51 of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! This month, we spoke with Tom Goom of The Physio Rooms in England. Tom graduated with BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy from Oxford Brookes University in 2002. He is Clinical Lead at The Physio Rooms, a keen runner, and creator of Running-Physio.com. Tom's work has gained a worldwide audience and been featured in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Runner’s World and Men's Running UK. He remains an active clinician and believes in the importance of translating research findings into effective treatments for our patients. Goom TS, Malliaras P, Reiman MP, Purdam CR. Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: Clinical Aspects of Assessment and Management. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Jun;46(6):483-93. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2016.5986. Epub 2016 Apr 15. PMID: 27084841.
October 26, 2020
Gluteal Muscle Activity During Running
Adam Semciw, PT, PhD of La Trobe University, Australia, is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Semciw is a physiotherapist and Associate Professor of Allied Health (physiotherapy). He has 55 peer-reviewed publications (49 since 2015, Scopus 07/20). He currently holds a 5-year industry-funded conjoint research position to conduct consumer informed, clinically translatable research at a health service (Northern Health, Victoria, Australia). Dr Semciw’s major research interests are muscle function in hip-related pain, to inform clinical trials for non-surgical management of hip pain. Dr Semciw is ranked number two in the world and first in Australia for research on hip muscle function (‘buttocks’); and number four in Australia for research on ‘hip joint’ (Expertscape 07/20).
September 28, 2020
Regulating Shoes for Road Running
Episode 49 of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast is now available! This month, we speak with Geoff Burns, PhD of the Univesity of Michigan about Regulating Shoes for Road Running. Dr. Burns is a runner and sport science researcher, recently completing his PhD from Michigan’s School of Kinesiology. His research involved the development and application of methods to compare runners to simple biomechanical systems. His studies have explored mechanical patterns in high-performing individuals, ranging from sub-four-minute milers to ultra-marathoners. Geoff received his bachelor’s and master’s degree in biomedical engineering and has worked professionally as an engineer in the automotive, medical device, and orthopedic research fields. Additionally, he competes internationally as an ultramarathoner. He is a national champion in the 100km and has represented the United States at world championships in the 50km and 100km distances, where he has finished as high as fifth (twice).
August 24, 2020
Brian Krabak, MD, MBA, FACSM of the University of Washington is our guest for this episode of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Krabak is a Clinical Professor at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Sports Medicine. He is an internationally recognized expert in sports medicine, providing sports medicine care and lecturing throughout the world. His sports medicine experiences have included the Olympics (2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials,…
July 27, 2020
Running Shoe Characteristics and Injury Risk
Gary Helton, PT, DSc and Don Goss, PT, PhD of the US Army are our guests for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Helton has been an Army physical therapist for 9 years and is board certified in sports and orthopedics. His research interests include injury prevention, particularly within the military initial entry training population. He currently practices in Washington state at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Dr. Don Goss has…
February 28, 2020
Strength Training to Prevent Marathon Injuries
Brett Toresdahl, MD of the Hospital for Special Surgery is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Toresdahl is board certified in family medicine and has a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He is a Team Physician for US Biathlon and Rugby United New York as well as an Orthopedic Consultant for UFC and on the medical staff for Invesco Series QQQ Tennis. He previously…
January 28, 2020
Barefoot Running Acclimation
Karsten Hollander, MD, PhD of the University of Hamburg is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Hollander is an assistant professor specializing in sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. He served as the team physician for the German cross-country skiing national team and on the medical advisory board of the German Athletic Association (middle and long-distance running). He completed his PhD in biomechanics studying the…
January 02, 2020
Shoe Midsole Stiffness
Saša Čigoja of the University of Calgary is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Saša is a Kinesiology PhD student at the Human Performance Laboratory. Under the supervision of Dr. Benno Nigg, he studies the effects of increased longitudinal midsole bending stiffness of sport shoes on running mechanics. His PhD work focuses on how increased midsole bending stiffness can be used to redistribute lower limb joint work…
November 27, 2019
University of Wisconsin Running Injury and Recovery Index
Evan O. Nelson, PT, DPT, PhD of University of Wisconsin-Madison is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Nelson is an assistant professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. His research involves evaluating the utility of patient-reported outcome measures for running-related injuries. His practice experience spans multiple sports and orthopedic clinical settings including a current position at…
October 31, 2019
Cognitive Demands of Gait Retraining
Nicholas Murray, PhD of East Carolina University is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Murray is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and director of the Visual Motor Lab. Dr. Murray’s research involves visual-motor control, brain activity, and the influence of cognitive effort within motor control and learning. His primary goal is to determine antecedents and consequences of an individual’s ability to function in dynamic…
September 30, 2019
The Business of Minimal Shoes
Steven Sashen is a serial entrepreneur who has never had a job, a former professional stand-up comic and award-winning screenwriter, and a competitive sprinter — one of the fastest men over 55 in the country. He and his wife, Lena Phoenix, co-founded the footwear company Xero Shoes, creating “a MOVEMENT movement” which has helped hundreds of thousands of people Live Life Feet First with happy, healthy, strong feet in addictively…
August 27, 2019
Non-Traditional Running Shoes
Christine Pollard, PT, PhD of Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Pollard is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology and the Director of the Force Lab which is a biomechanics laboratory housed within a large Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center in Bend. Dr. Pollard’s research is dedicated to improving the scientific understanding of lower extremity injuries and advancing injury-prevention and rehabilitation…
July 25, 2019
Do Ground Reaction Forces Reflect Bone Loads?
Karl Zelik, PhD and Emily Matijevich of Vanderbilt University are our guests for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Zelik is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering and co-directs the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (CREATE). CREATE aims to improve health, mobility, and independence for individuals with disabilities, and to enhance human capabilities beyond biological limits, by engineering, measuring, optimizing and understanding technologies that physically augment human…
June 25, 2019
The Runners and Injury Longitudinal Study (TRAILS)
Stephen Messier, PhD of Wake Forest University of the University of Washington is our guest for episode 33 of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podast. Dr. Messier is Professor and Director of the J.B. Snow Biomechanics Laboratory in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, and teaches biomechanics and human gross anatomy at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Messier has 28 years of clinical trial experience concerning osteoarthritis (OA)…
April 23, 2019
Running Mechanics and Experience
Cristine Agresta, MPT, PhD of the University of Washington is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podast. Dr. Agresta is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is interested in identifying factors that influence physical resilience, functionality, and durability in athletes. Her research focuses on utilizing wearables to improve clinical assessment and monitoring techniques in real-world settings.
April 03, 2019
Return to Running after Time Off
Jeff Gaudette of RunnersConnect.net is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Coach Jeff has been running for 13 years, at all levels of the sport. He was a two time Division-I All-American in Cross Country while at Brown University and competed professionally for 4 years after college. Jeff has competed all over the world and recorded Olympic Trials qualifying times in the marathon and 10,000 meters. He…
November 28, 2018
Running During Pregnancy
Andrew Shennan, OBE, MBBS, MD, FRCOG of King’s College London is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Shennan is Professor of Obstetrics, Director of the Clinical Trials Unit in the Women’s Academic Health Centre, and Deputy Director of R and D for Guys and St. Thomas NHS Trust. He sits on the Academic and Research Committees of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG) and…
September 26, 2018
What can wearables tell us?
David Hawkins, PhD of University of California-Davis is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Hawkins is a Professor in the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, is the chair of the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group, and oversees the Biomechanics portion of the UC Davis Human Performance Lab. A mechanical/biomedical engineer by academic training, Dr. Hawkins research objectives are to understand the mechanisms that influence the performance…
July 24, 2018
Running after ACL Reconstruction
Dan Cobian, PT, PhD of University of Wisconsin is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Cobian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and a researcher within UW Badger Athletic Performance. His research is focused on the neuromuscular recovery following joint surgeries and how movement patterns are affected.
May 24, 2018
The Importance of the Foot
Irene Davis, PhD, PT, FAPTA of Harvard University is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Davis is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the founding Director of the Spaulding National Running Center. She has pioneered the area of retraining faulty gait patterns in both walking and running, and an advocate for the importance of foot health in runners.
April 30, 2018
Factors Affecting Running: Shoe Mass and Tendon Mechanics
Jason Franz, PhD of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Franz is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and director of the UNC Applied Biomechanics Lab. His research interests involve the neuromuscular biomechanics of human movement, with a special emphasis on aging.
January 26, 2018
Gait Retraining and Injury Rates
Roy Cheung, PT, PhD of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Cheung is a physical therapist and biomechanist within the Gait & Motion Analysis Laboratory. His research interests include running biomechanics, injury prevention, and gait modification strategies.
December 21, 2017
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport: an Elite Runner’s Experience
Tina Muir is a 2:36 marathoner and Great Britain runner who recently shocked the running world by taking a hiatus to focus on starting a family and overcoming amenorrhea. Tina created the Running for Real Community to foster a healthy mindset around running. This is a space where runners can explore, embrace, and get better from setbacks through inspiring podcasts, videos, and blog posts, and most importantly, sharing thoughts and…
November 16, 2017
Nutrition for Runners
Nick Aures, RD, MS of the University of Wisconsin Athletics is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Nick is the Director of Performance Nutrition, and responsible for overseeing all nutritional services and education for the student-athletes. Prior to joining the Badgers, Nick was the performance enhancement dietitian for Navy Fitness & All Navy sports, working with all branches of the military and coordinating nutrition programs and services…
October 24, 2017
Retraining Running Gait
Richard Willy, PT, PhD of the University of Montana is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Willy’s research is discussed which focuses on gait modification of runners at high risk for patellofemoral pain and tibial stress fractures, as well as those post knee surgery.
September 19, 2017
Finding “Your Best Stride”
Jonathan Beverly is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Jonathan is a writer, photographer, coach, lifetime runner and expert in running shoes and the running industry. He is the author of Your Best Stride (Rodale, June 2017), and served as editor of Running Times from 2000-2015.
August 22, 2017
Gait Strategies of Overweight Runners
Heather Vincent, PhD of the University of Florida is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Vincent is the Director of the Human Performance Laboratory and the Director of the UF Health Sports Performance Center. Her main research focus is the study of the effects of obesity on joint disease mechanisms such as osteoarthritis, and the development of exercise based interventions to reduce disease pathology, pain and…
July 27, 2017
Injury Considerations as an Elite Runner
Jared Ward is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Jared is an accomplished distance runner, winning the 2015 USATF Running Circuit Champions, and most recently running for team USA in the 2016 Summer Olympics. He wrote his master thesis on optimal marathon pacing strategies, and will provide useful insights for staying healthy despite high running mileage.
June 27, 2017
Core Training for the Distance Runner
Jay Dicharry, PT of Rebound Physical Therapy is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Jay is a physical therapist and author of Anatomy for Runner, and director of the REP lab in Bend, OR which treats underlying biomechanical problems using force analyzing technology. Jay has broad experience both in the clinical and research aspects of running injury management.
May 23, 2017
How Much Running is Too Much?
Rasmus Nielsen, PT, PhD of Aarhus University in Denmark is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Nielsen is a physical therapist and researcher within the Department of Public Health, Sports Sciences Division, and has conducted several large-scale prospective studies to identify running injury risk factors among community runners.
April 25, 2017
A Coach’s Perspective: Making the Transition from High School to College
Gavin Kennedy of the University of Wisconsin Badgers Track and Cross Country teams is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Gavin is an assistant coach specializing in distance running, and has developed multiple All-Americans and record holders.
February 28, 2017
Kids and Running
Brian Krabak, MD, MBA, FACSM of the University of Washington is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Krabak is a sports medicine physician, specializing in running medicine, who focuses on the prevention, treatment of sports-related injuries, and sports performance enhancement in youth and adult recreational to professional athletes.
January 25, 2017
Running Shoe Design
Golden Harper, founder of Altra Running Footwear, is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Golden’s thoughts on footwear design, running-injury myths and footwear selection will be discussed, as well as what it was like to build a running shoe company from the ground up.
December 23, 2016
Technology for Running Assessment
Steve Swanson, co-founder of Vima, a sensory training technology company, is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Steve has an extensive background in sports technology serving as Chief Science & Technology Officer for Athletic Republic, founder of Treadmetrix and AccuPower Solutions and the Inaugural Chair of Technology for the Sixth IOC World Congress on Sport Science.
November 22, 2016
Retraining Running Mechanics
Shane McClinton, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT of Des Moines University is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. McClinton’s experience as the director of the Running Clinic at DMU is discussed, including his approach to retraining running mechanics.
October 27, 2016