Science of Running Shoe Session at ACSM Annual Meeting

At this year’s ACSM Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, footwear industry experts will gather to present a session on their diverse approaches to running show development and the science underlying how their shoes are made. The evaluation of those approaches, including how they influence shoe performance and injury prevention, will also be highlighted.

Friday, June 1st, from 11:45-12:45pm

Presenters are:
• Blayne Hettinga, Ph.D., Adidas, Sr. Manager Future Sport Science
• Eric Rohr, Brooks, Sr. Manager of Biomechanics
• Tony Post, Topo Athletic, CEO
• Steven Sashen, Xero Shoes, CEO

The session will be moderated by:
• Heather Vincent, Ph.D., FACSM
• Kevin Vincent, M.D., Ph.D, FACSM

This session is sponsored by Adidas, Brooks Running, Topo Athletic and Xero Shoes

2 thoughts on “Science of Running Shoe Session at ACSM Annual Meeting

  1. Very nice to bring in shoe manufacturers to ACSM. will be interesting to relate their ideas to those of university researchers. Thank you, Dr. Gruber.


  2. The Thanks really belongs to Lynette Craft (ACSM Chief Science Officer) and Nathan Bourdreaux (ACSM Director of Corporate Partnerships) for their idea and initiative to put this session together! BIG helped connect them with industry partners; the session is all due to Lynette and Nathan. Thank you both!!!


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