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Shoe Analysis – Shoe Anatomy

Online Course: Shoe Analysis – Shoe Anatomy

Confidently guide runners in selecting the best running shoe for their needs

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Course instructor:

Dawn Nunes

Dawn is an enthusiastic sportswoman and Physiotherapist with over 15 years of experience in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy

1 - 1.5 hours

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Selecting the best running shoe takes careful consideration. Because the market is flooded with many brands and styles of running shoes, it is important that runners find the shoe that best fits their feet and their needs. Research and injury patterns have shown that there are some general characteristics of a good and safe running shoe. In this course, Dawn Nunes gives you the necessary tools to understand the different components of a running shoe, how the shoe may influence a runner, and its potential effect on injuries.


This course aims to provide an in-depth look at the anatomy of a running shoe and the influence it will have on a runner.


This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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