Friday, January 2, 2009

Cheap Running Shoes are Still Good As Expensive Ones

You Can't Judge a Running Shoe by Its Price Tag

By Peggy Peck, Executive Editor, MedPage Today
Published: October 10, 2007

Lower-cost running shoes provide as good or better protection for the foot as high-priced shoes, according to investigators here.

Plantar pressure measured using a specially designed insole was not significantly different when wearing shoes that cost less than $100 than it was with shoes that cost more than $150, said Rami J. Abboud, M.D., of the Institute of Motion Analysis and Research at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School here, and colleagues.

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1 comment:

Dallas Wyciskalla said...

Thats a good article. What is on your take with exercising barefoot or wearing the shoes that simulate it?