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Cheap trainers just as good

11th October 2007

The results of a new study show that costly trainers do not offer any greater protection to feet than less expensive pairs.

The study was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It found there were no measurable differences in the "cushioning impact" provided by expensive trainers.

Dundee University's Professor Rami Aboud, who carried out the research, said: "We have found that neither pressure nor comfort are related to the cost of the trainers."

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Title: Cheap trainers just as good
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 4374
Date Added: 11th Oct 2007


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