Brad Beer recently sat down with Dr Rich Willy - Running Researcher & Physical Therapist at University of Montana (Assoc Prof.) for Episode 74 of The Physical Performance Show podcast.
Brad has a fire-side chat with Rich who unpacks about running mechanics, injuries and research. We discuss, knee pain, strength training for runners, running shoes, running trends and technology as well as so much more.
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Rich's scientific publications: Research Gate
4:30 Introduction Rich Willy
7:00 Rich’s week in a snapshot
10:00 Why Rich got into Physical Therapy
15:00 Focus on researching Knees
16:40 Patello Femoral Pain
26:30 BMI and Patello Femoral Pain
29:00 Best advice in regard to Patello Femoral Pain
31:00 Running Mechanics
35:30 Preferred Step Rate
37:40 The role of strength training in running
49:00 Changes in running mechanics with aging
54:45 Running Shoes
59:00 What Rich is most excited about
63:30 Best Advice
64:00 Physical Challenge – Strength Training – start off with some easy weights
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