Is your patient ready to run? Blaise Williams shares his 5 minute clinic assessment to help you #319


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Dr. Blaise Williams has a passion for helping people to get active and especially to get running. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and the Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) RUN LAB. Blaise teaches students at VCU within the orthopaedic and sports curriculum. Alongside this, he continues to treat athletes of all levels at the VCU Sports Medicine Clinic. His research interests are in the areas of biomechanics and pathomechanics of running injuries, dynamic balance after injury and limb coordination during functional tasks. On this podcast he discusses his readiness to run scale with BJSM’s Liam West. Related Reading Roelofs EJ, Smith-Ryan AE, Melvin MN, Wingfield HL, Trexler ET, Walker N. Muscle size, quality, and body composition: characteristics of division I cross-country runners. J Strength Cond Res. 2015, 29:290-6. Paquette MR, Peel SA, Schilling BK, Melcher DA, Bloomer RJ. Soreness-related changes in three-dimensional running biomechanics following eccentric knee extensor exercise. Eur J Sport Sci. 2017, 17:546-554. Kuhman D, Melcher D, Paquette MR. Ankle and knee kinetics between strike patterns at common training speeds in competitive male runners. Eur J Sport Sci. 2016;16:433-40. Raabe ME, Chaudhari AMW. Biomechanical consequences of running with deep core muscle weakness. J Biomech. 2018;67:98-105. Luedke LE, Heiderscheit BC, Williams DS, Rauh MJ. Influence of Step Rate on Shin Injury and Anterior Knee Pain in High School Runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016;48:1244-50. Similar Podcasts ? From the AMSSM: Drilling down into running injuries – what they don’t teach in medical school ? From the AMSSM: 3 sports medicine legends on running injuries, illness and footwear ? Gait retraining to reduce leg pain with Dr Andy Franklyn-Miller ? Keeping runners running: the secrets of running assessment - advice and exercise progressions Quotes “I always try to get them to work on distance slowly, before they work on speed or intensity”

“Injured athletes need to be able to land before they are able to go back running”

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