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Peter Larson’s Running Publications and Other Media

Below is a list of my writings on running-related topics. If you are interested in interviewing me or having me write an article for your publication, send me an email with specifics.


Tread Lightly: Form, Footwear, and the Quest for Injury Free Running

Academic Articles

Larson, Higgins, Kaminski, Decker, Preble, Lyons, McIntyre, Normile. 2011. Foot strike patterns of recreational and sub-elite runners in a long-distance road race. Journal of Sport Sciences 29(15):1665-1673.

Larson, P. 2012. Foot strike in runners: Influence on injury risk. Lower Extremity Review, June 2012.

Popular Press Articles

Runner’s World Online: An Evolutionary Runner

Running Times Magazine: Facts on Foot Strike


Runner’s World On-Line: Brief Chat: Peter Larson, Form Book Author Dr. Peter Larson shares healthy-running tips in book ‘Tread Lightly’

Podcast Interviews

Trail Runner Nation: So You’re a Heel Striker – It May Be OK!

Geeks in Running Shoes (1, 2, and 3)

Run, Run, Live: Pete Larson, Tread Lightly

The Runner’s Round Table: (Running Form 1, Running Form 2, Marathon Training)

Other Media

Pete has also been interviewed by journalists for articles published in Runner’s World Magazine, Runner’s World UK, Competitor Magazine, Triathlete Magazine, Running Times Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, Women’s Health Magazine, SELF Magazine, The New York Times Magazine

About Peter Larson

This post was authored by Peter Larson. Pete is a recovering academic who currently works as an exercise physiologist, running coach, and writer. He's also a father of three and a fanatical runner with a bit of a shoe obsession. In addition to writing and editing this site, he is co-author of the book Tread Lightly, and writes a personal blog called The Blogologist. Follow Pete on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and via email.

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