January 2011

Nigg’s book on sport shoes debuts

A new self-published book from University of Calgary biomechanist Benno M Nigg, PhD, “Biomechanics of Sport Shoes,” is now available.

The content of this book concentrates on human locomotion with specific emphasis on mobility and longevity and its application to movement related products such as orthotics, shoe insoles, sport shoes, surfaces and sport equipment. Additionally, the volume also presents new paradigms regarding the topics of muscle tuning and the preferred movement path. One chapter also concentrates on barefoot running.

The cost is $89.99 CDN. E-mail orders to NiggShoeBook@kin.ucalgary.ca.

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