Running injuries more common in the winter

THE EFFECT OF WINTER VERSUS SUMMER RUNNING ON LOWER EXTREMITY MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURY RATE IN RECREATIONAL RUNNERS Elizabeth Frieseke Masters Thesis; Northern Michigan University April 2014 Quote: The effects of cryotherapy on body tissues suggest that cold exposure can decrease performance measures, including proprioception, strength, and agility. Since a decrease in proprioception and strength have been linked with an increase of injury rates, this suggests that exposure to cold conditions may increase injury rates

THE EFFECT OF WINTER VERSUS SUMMER RUNNING ON LOWER EXTREMITY MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURY RATE IN RECREATIONAL RUNNERS Elizabeth Frieseke Masters Thesis; Northern Michigan University April 2014 Quote: The effects of cryotherapy on body tissues suggest that cold exposure can decrease performance measures, including proprioception, strength, and agility. Since a decrease in proprioception and strength have been linked with an increase of injury rates, this suggests that exposure to cold conditions may increase injury rates

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Running injuries more common in the winter