The Injured Runner - A Balanced Solution DVD is designed to provide runners with a comprehensive recovery or injury prevention program that is based on the most recent medical research available. The following articles are provided as a reference for those who would like to read in more detail a portion of the research that has been conducted in relation to running injuries. For more information on how to access research found in the medical journals please visit the "Resource Center".



1. A comparison of 2 rehabilitation programs in the treatment of acute hamstring strains. Sherry M, Best T. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2004;34:116-25.

2. A prospective study of running injuries: the Vancouver Sun Run “In Training” clinics.Taunton et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2003;37:239-44.

3. A retrospective case-control analysis of 2002 running injuries. Taunton et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine. 2002;36:95-101.

4. Clinical improvement after 6 weeks of eccentric exercise in patient with mid portion Achilles tendinopathy- a randomized trial with 1-year follow-up. Roos et al. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 2004;14:286-295.

5. Comparative electromyography of the lower extremity in jogging, running, and sprinting. Mann et al. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 1986;14;501-510.

6. Core stability measures as risk factors for lower extremity injury in athletes. Leetun et al. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2004;36:926-34.

7. Exercises to prevent lower limb injuries in youth sports: cluster randomized controlled trial. Olsen et al. British Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/bmj.38330.632801.8F (published 7 February 2005).

8. Ground reaction forces during form skipping and running. Johnson et al. Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. 2005;14:

9. Hip abductor weakness in distance runners with iliotibial band syndrome. Fredericson et al. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 10:169-75.

10. Hip muscle imbalance and low back pain in athletes: influence of core strengthening. Nadler et al. Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise. 2002;34:9-16.

11. Hip muscle weakness and overuse injuries in recreational runners. Niemuth et al. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2005;15:14-21.

12. Hip strength in Division III collegiate female athletes with anterior knee pain. Cichanowski H,Niemuth P. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine.2005;15:386-91.

13. Hip strength in females with and without patellofemoral pain. Ireland et al. Journal of orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2003;33:671-76.

14 Hip strength in Collegiate female athletes with patellofemoral pain. Cichanowski, Schmitt, Johnson, Niemuth. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2007;39:1227-1232.

15. Innefficient muscular stabilization of the lumbar spine associated with low back pain: A motor evalutation of transvese abdominus. Hodges TW, Richardson CA. Spine. 1996; 21:264-2650.

16. Management of patellofemoral pain targeting hip, pelvis, and trunk muscle function: 2 case reports. Mascal et al. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 2003;33:642-60.

17. Predictors of lower extremity injury among recreationally active adults. Hootman et al. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2002;12(2):99-106.

18. The relationship between lower extremity injury, low back pain, and hip muscle strength in male and female collegiate athletes. Clinical Journal of sport Medicine. 2000;10:89-97.

19. The Role of hip muscle function in the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome. Tyler et al. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2006;34:630-7.

20. Therapeutic exercise for spinal stabiliation and low back pain: scientific basis and clinical approach. Richardson C, Jull G, Hodges P, Hide J. Edinburg: Churchill Livingston, 1999.