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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. Craft
    20. B2R
    21. BarePadz
    22. Be Real
    23. Boombah
    24. Brandblack
    25. Brazier Ekocycle
    26. Britek
    27. Brooks
    28. Brütting
    29. Carson
    30. Champion
    31. Columbia
    32. CRIVIT Running Shoes
    33. Crosskix
    34. Diadora
    35. Dunlop
    36. Dynafit
    37. Earth Runners
    38. Ecco
    39. Enda
    40. Enko
    41. Etonic
    42. Everlast
    43. Feelmax
    44. Fila
    45. Forus
    46. Freeheel
    47. Freet
    48. GoLite
    49. Gravity Defyer
    50. Haglöfs
    51. Healus
    52. Helly Hansen
    53. Heros
    54. Hersey
    55. Hi Tec
    56. Hoka One One
    57. Icebug
    58. Inov-8
    59. Jinga
    60. Joe Nimble
    61. Joma
    62. K Swiss
    63. Kalenji
    64. KangaROOS
    65. Karhu
    66. Karrimor
    67. Keen
    68. Khombu
    69. La Sportiva
    70. Lalo
    71. Laser
    72. League
    73. Leguano
    74. Lems
    75. Li Ning
    76. Loco
    77. Lotto
    78. Luna
    79. MBT
    80. Merrell
    81. Mizuno
    82. Montrail
    83. Neimaj
    84. New Balance
    85. Newline
    86. Newton
    87. Nike
    88. North Face
    89. Olympikus
    90. On
    91. Paleo Barefoots
    92. Patagonia
    93. Peak
    94. Pearl Izumi
    95. Pierce
    96. Power
    97. PrimalEvo
    98. Pro Touch
    99. Prospecs
    100. Puma
    101. Reebok
    102. Ryka
    103. Sako
    104. Salewa
    105. Salming
    106. Salomon
    107. Saucony
      1. Saucony Stride Lab
    108. Scarpa
    109. Scott
    110. Shamma
    111. Skechers
    112. Skindels
    113. Skora
    114. Slazenger
    115. Smaat
    116. Sockwa
    117. Soft Star
    118. Sole Gliders
    119. Sole Runner
    120. Somnio
    121. Spalding
    122. Speedo
    123. Spira
    124. Springboost
    125. Supra
    126. Tecnica
    127. TESH Sports
    128. Tesla
    129. Therafit
    130. Three Over Seven
    131. Topo Athletic
    132. Turntec
    133. Turner
    134. Typhoon
    135. Under Armour
    136. Vasque
    137. Vibram Five Fingers
    138. Vitruvian
    139. Vivobarefoot
    140. Warrior
    141. Woolf
    142. Xero
    143. Zem
    144. Zoot
  16. Conclusion
 


 

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