Running Backwards Could Help Your Game + MORE

Running Backwards Could Help Your Game + MORE

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Running Backwards Could Help Your Game

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national youth football championships 1511342066 2031415537 Running Backwards Could Help Your Game + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Backwards running can be used in training, with several benefits.
Forces across the kneecap are reduced compared to forward running, this backwards running can be a useful tool for athletes with pain in the front of the knee
Backwards running can also improve in-game performance in many sports

Basketball players train this way often…

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