PT Inquest Episode 90: Overground vs Treadmill Loads

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Running on a treadmill is not the same as running over ground!!! Or is it? It appears that in most respects it’s a wash. But what about regarding loads to the patellofemoral joint and the Achilles tendon? Find out as Rich Willy (the author of the paper) joins Erik and JW to discuss this and more!

Hip Patellofemoral Joint and Achilles Tendon Loads During Overground and Treadmill Running.
Willy RW, Halsey L, Hayek A, Johnson H, Willson JD.
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2016 Aug;46(8):664-72. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2016.6494. Epub 2016 May 12.

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Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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Photo credit: “treadmill” by Jeff Blackler via Flickr.

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