Running from Injury

Available on Amazon in Kindle and Paperback

Section 1: Why runners get injured

Chapter 1: Too much of a good thing
Chapter 2: Someone that I used to know
Chapter 3: Before you knew what was wrong with you
Chapter 4: Use it or lose it
Chapter 5: The devil makes work for idle legs
Chapter 6: I’m a foot, get me out of here
Chapter 7: No brain no pain
Chapter 8: The marshmallow test
Chapter 9: Denial
Chapter 10: Mind the gap

Section 2: How to stop it

Chapter 11: The road to redemption
Chapter 12: Become an athlete runner in training
Chapter 13: Variability. A runners best friend
Chapter 14: The new normal
Chapter 15: Slow and steady wins the race
Chapter 16: Limit your options
Chapter 17: Being barefoot
Chapter 18: A little less information

The Blog

We have condensed all of the best blogs on how to avoid running injury into a slick  booklet available on Amazon in Kindle and Paperback versions with a table of contents outlining sections for optimum physical, psychological and performance outcomes. It can be purchased here

Talks and Podcasts

  1. Running from Injury: Recorded Talk
  2. Peter Francis Ph.D- Running from Injury, The Role of The Foot & Information Overload
  3. Ep 30- Peter Francis- Why Runners get injured and how to stop it
  4. The Running Episode with Peter Francis- Real Health with Karl Henry
  5. Running from Injury in Ultra Running
  6. How to Prevent Running Injuries w/ Dr. Peter Francis
  7. FREE Barefoot Movement Science Conference March 30th 2021
  8. Observing Feet. Sustain This Podcast. March 2021
  9. Episode 027: Interview with runner and sports scientist Peter Francis
  10. Barefoot Strong Summit 2019: Recorded voiceover talk (Even Better than the Real Thing?)
  11. Podcast Interview: The MOVEMENT Movement Podcast
  12. BBC Science Interview
  13. Exercising Health Podcast Episode: Dr. Peter Francis January 2021
  14. Sustain This? In The Wild: Unlocking our human potential
  15. Sustain This? In The Wild: Changing our behaviours to lead the change

Science and media articles

  1. Children should spend more time barefoot to encourage a healthier foot structure
  2. What are the most common running injuries?
  3. The Urban Runner with an Evolutionary Legacy
  4. Vivobarefoot Research Partnership
  5. A new study into running shoes found that comfort could come at the cost of injury
  6. Running shoes may cause injuries – going barefoot could be the surprising fix
  7. From barefoot hunter gathering to shod pavement pounding. Where to from here?
  8. Pain and Function in the Runner: A Ten (din) uous Link
  9. Adaptation of Running Biomechanics to Repeated Barefoot Running
  10. Tapering for the Leeds Half-Marathon
  11. To Shod or Not to Shod: Are We Asking the Right Question?
  12. What happened when we took the shoes from 9 well trained runners?’ A short blog to translate the science