Emily Splichal Impact Forces – Footwear for Impact Forces – Overuse Injuries from Impact
Overuse injuries are commonly associated with the force of impact from the ground, but is there more we should be watching for? And are there ways to mitigate impact force? In this session, podiatrist Emily Splichal explains how to think about impact, and how footwear can help or hurt your clients, athletes and patients.
“Every single one of us, our clients and our patients, use impact forces with every step we take, so regardless of our client’s age and activity level, we need to think about this concept of impact forces and how we can actually start to shape our programming around improving movement efficiency or our perception of impact forces.” ~Emily Splichal
• Perception and ‘Muscle Tuning’ (5:05)
• Anticipating Forces (9:54)
• Elastic Energy and Footwear(15:00)
• Loading Response (18:10)
• Our Relationship with Impact Forces (20:37)
• Altering Forces (23:40)
• Vitamin Supplementation (27:45)
Emily Splichal is a podiatric doctor and movement specialist who works primarily with foot posture and foot strength, both clinically and in teaching workshops worldwide. She’s a barefoot training enthusiast, and teaches classes and trainings in barefoot training and postural alignment. For more from Emily, visit her at evidencebasedfitnessacademy.com/, or click here for more about her new book, Barefoot Strong: Unlock the Secrets to Movement Longevity.