The Broadview

Stress fractures common

Senior Ava Martinez maneuvers down the stairs to get to class. Martinez suffered a stress fracture, taking her out of a running for a spot on cross-country’s NCS team.

December 10, 2010

Liz Smith Asst. Sports Editor Sophomore Maddy MacLeod noticed a pain in her lower leg during last year’s track season and thought it was a shin splint — an injury caused by stress on connective tissues of the tibia, best treated with rest or modified activity. After about three months of conti...

‘Barefoot’ running catches on with new style of running ‘shoes’

October 29, 2010

When Tegla Loroupe finished fifth in the 10,000 meter Olympic race in 2000, she did it completely barefoot, following the barefoot running traditions of her native country Kenya. Loroupe went on to be the first African woman to win the New York City Marathon. The concept of barefoot running is being ...

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