Episode 127

The Naked Truth: Is Barefoot Running Useful For Injury Prevention And Performance?


September 5th, 2022

20 mins 59 secs

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About this Episode

In episode 127, Matt Klayman, Physical Therapist, joins us.

Specifically Matt will be looking at:

  • Difference in running style with barefoot
  • Physiological changes with barefoot running
  • Risk vs reward

About Matt

"Matthew Klayman is a Physical Therapist and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist located in Chicago, IL. Currently managing an outpatient orthopedic practice, Matthew has specialties in dry needling and blood flow restriction with a special interest in the treatment of runners and lower extremity injuries. He has served on the medical staff for USA Track and Field Racewalking events along with the Professional Squash Association. Matthew is a runner himself with prior experience running half and full marathons and is an avid believer in minimalist running and barefoot style training. In the coming weeks, Matthew will be taking his talents back east to the New York city area where he will be continuing on in his Physical Therapy career."

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-klayman-pt-dpt-ocs-99519373/

Instagram - Kineticklaymanpt

Further Reading - https://www.scienceforsport.com/barefoot-running-game-changer-or-fad/ -


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