The ultimate pain-to-personal-best guide to running injuries, covering prevention, detection and rehabilitation.
Runners suffer from the highest injury rates of all recreational athletes. Whether you are a novice or elite-level runner, guide yourself through a step-by-step process of avoiding and managing injury.
Written by a globally respected physiotherapist who has worked with Olympic and World Champion athletes, Running Free of Injuries will help runners to understand their body, identify weaknesses and develop a natural defence against injury. The book covers the most common running injuries that occur to the foot, ankle, lower leg, hip, knee and pelvis and includes key exercises applicable to all levels of fitness.
Paul Hobrough is a chartered physiotherapist, sports scientist and Clinical Director of Physio&Therapy UK. A Team GB athlete for 16 years, Paul writes for Runner's World magazine and is recognised as a leading authority on injury prevention. His physiotherapy practice is based in Northumberland, England.