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Barefoot Running Acclimation


Karsten Hollander, MD, PhD of the University of Hamburg is our guest for this Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Hollander is an assistant professor specializing in sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. He served as the team physician for the German cross-country skiing national team and on the medical advisory board of the German Athletic Association (middle and long-distance running). He completed his PhD in biomechanics studying the “Long-term adaptations of habitually barefoot locomotion on foot morphology and biomechanics during childhood and adolescence.” He is currently a visiting fellow at the Spaulding National Running Center and postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School.

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