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Course due to be launched 2 April 2017

Details to be announced


 


 Course Content:

  1. Introduction
  2. History of Running Shoes
  3. Running Shoe Anatomy and Parts
  4. Running Shoe Manufacture
    1. Traditional
    2. 3d Printing
    3. Materials
  5. Fitting Running Shoes
  6. Retailing
    1. The retail landscape
      1. Online v Local Store
    2. Pricing
    3. Returns
    4. Stock policies
  7. Concepts
    1. Regulations affectung running shoes
    2. Shoe Rotation
    3. Stack height
    4. Drop
    5. Toe Spring
    6. Minimalist Running Shoes
    7. Maximalist Running Shoes
    8. Running Shoe Rating Scales
      1. Minimalist Index
      2. Minimalistic Running Shoe Scale
    9. Motion Control
      1. Concept of Axial Variation
    10. Motion Enhancement
      1. Windlass Mechanism and Running Shoes
    11. Dual Density Midsoles
    12. Medial Posting
    13. Heel flare
    14. Historical Design Features
    15. Cushioning
      1. Tuning
      2. Soft tissue vibration
    16. Curved v Straight Lasted
    17. Running Shoes and Running Economy
    18. Running shoes and impact forces
    19. Sensory Attenuation and Running Shoes
    20. Shoe stiffness/flexibility
    21. Relationship betweenn running shoes and Injury
    22. Responsiveness and Ride
    23. Cheap vs Expensive Running Shoes
    24. Spring Loaded Running Shoes
    25. Toning Shoes
    26. Split Toe Shoes
    27. Trail Running Shoes
    28. Runnings Shoes and Leg Stiffness
    29. The Preferred Motion Pathway and Running Shoes
    30. Energy Return Running Shoes
    31. Health Claims for Runnings Shoes and Litigation
    32. Muscle Strength and Running Shoes
    33. The 2-hour marathon running shoe
    34. Insoles
    35. Lacing
    36. Longevity/Replacement and Maintenance
    37. Wear Patterns
    38. Running Shoes and Foot Orthotics
    39. The Science and Evidence Base
    40. The selling of the 'natural approach'
    41. Rhetoric, propaganda, logical fallacies and social media
  8. Problems
    1. Blisters
    2. Haglunds
    3. Bunions
    4. Toe nail issues
  9. Socks
    1. Compression garments
  10. Prescribing Running Shoes
    1. Arch paradigm
      1. Wet Footprint test
    2. 'Pronation' Paradigm
    3. Comfort Filter
    4. Minimal Interference
    5. Runners World model
    6. Applied Kinesiology
    7. 'ClearGait'
    8. 'Optimal Performance Index System'
    9. 'Dialed in Motion'
    10. 'MotionQuest'
    11. Gait analysis and prescribing running shoes
  11. Marketshare of brands
  12. Testing of Running Shoes
  13. Running Shoe Review Websites
  14. Sneaker Culture
  15. Individual Shoes
    1. 361 Degrees
    2. 7Even Dynamics
    3. A4
    4. Adidas
    5. Aetrex
    6. Airia
    7. Alpinestars
    8. Altra
    9. Ampla
    10. Anatom
    11. Anodyne
    12. Anta
    13. Apis 
    14. APL
    15. Arc'teryx
    16. ARCH
    17. Asics
    18. Avia
    19. B2R
    20. BarePadz
    21. Be Real
    22. Boombah
    23. Brandblack
    24. Brazier Ekocycle
    25. Britek
    26. Brooks
    27. Brütting
    28. Carson
    29. Champion
    30. Columbia
    31. CRIVIT Running Shoes
    32. Crosskix
    33. Diadora
    34. Dunlop
    35. Dynafit
    36. Earth Runners
    37. Ecco
    38. Enda
    39. Enko
    40. Etonic
    41. Everlast
    42. Feelmax
    43. Fila
    44. Forus
    45. Freeheel
    46. Freet
    47. GoLite
    48. Gravity Defyer
    49. Haglöfs
    50. Healus
    51. Helly Hansen
    52. Heros
    53. Hersey
    54. Hi Tec
    55. Hoka One One
    56. Icebug
    57. Inov-8
    58. Jinga
    59. Joe Nimble
    60. Joma
    61. K Swiss
    62. Kalenji
    63. KangaROOS
    64. Karhu
    65. Karrimor
    66. Keen
    67. Khombu
    68. La Sportiva
    69. Lalo
    70. Laser
    71. League
    72. Leguano
    73. Lems
    74. Li Ning
    75. Loco
    76. Lotto
    77. Luna
    78. MBT
    79. Merrell
    80. Mizuno
    81. Montrail
    82. Neimaj
    83. New Balance
    84. Newline
    85. Newton
    86. Nike
    87. North Face
    88. Olympikus
    89. On
    90. Paleo Barefoots
    91. Patagonia
    92. Peak
    93. Pearl Izumi
    94. Pierce
    95. Power
    96. PrimalEvo
    97. Pro Touch
    98. Prospecs
    99. Puma
    100. Reebok
    101. Ryka
    102. Sako
    103. Salewa
    104. Salming
    105. Salomon
    106. Saucony
      1. Saucony Stride Lab
    107. Scarpa
    108. Scott
    109. Shamma
    110. Skechers
    111. Skindels
    112. Skora
    113. Slazenger
    114. Smaat
    115. Sockwa
    116. Soft Star
    117. Sole Gliders
    118. Sole Runner
    119. Somnio
    120. Spalding
    121. Speedo
    122. Spira
    123. Springboost
    124. Supra
    125. Tecnica
    126. TESH Sports
    127. Tesla
    128. Therafit
    129. Three Over Seven
    130. Topo Athletic
    131. Turntec
    132. Turner
    133. Typhoon
    134. Under Armour
    135. Vasque
    136. Vibram Five Fingers
    137. Vitruvian
    138. Vivobarefoot
    139. Warrior
    140. Woolf
    141. Xero
    142. Zem
    143. Zoot
  16. Conclusion
 


 

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