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Informal Running Club: Home of TMIRCE:BOS Message Board › Are you a heel striker? New Balances is interested.

Are you a heel striker? New Balances is interested.

A former member
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We need you! The state of the art New Balance Sports Research Laboratory is about to start a large research study focused on transitioning from a heel strike landing pattern to a midfoot landing pattern while running. We are currently beginning to search for study participants. Study details: • This study will involve UP TO 11 trips to our research facility in Lawrence, Massachusetts. • The first visit will last approximately an hour/hour and a half. • The next trips will take less than 30 minutes each. • Finally, the last two trips will take about an hour each. • These visits will take place in just over 2 months. This is a really hot topic right now in the world of footwear and running biomechanics and we want to know more. If you are a heel striker (80% of runners are) and are interested in making a serious attempt at becoming a midfoot runner, this is your chance! If this is something you might be interested in, reply to this email and we can discuss further.

Thank you!

The New Balance Sports Research Team



Trampas TenBroek, Ph.D. | Sports Research Team | New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. | 5 South Union Street Lawrence MA 01843 | sports.research@newbalance.com (email)
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