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Brigham Young University

Caution on 'Barefoot' Shoes: Transition Slowly to Avoid Injury

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Caption: BYU exercise science professor Sarah Ridge explains a study that found runners who transition too quickly into "barefoot" running shoes suffer an increased risk of bone injury to the foot.

Credit: Produced by Julie Walker/BYU; Photography by Brian Wilcox/BYU; Edited by Nicolas Adams/BYU

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