The third cause of running injury is environmental(extrinsic) factors. These factors can include: Surfaces you train on (trails, sand, road, track), Running shoes Weather And many more… We may not always have influence over this third category because it is related to the environment. Footwear is one factor that we do have control and choice
The second cause of running injury is: Intrinsic (or Individual) factors. There are some individual characteristics about your body and injury history that you can’t change, but we will focus here on the ones you can control or influence.
The main cause of running injuries is: Training errors (inadequate load management). The human body is incredibly good at adapting to load! However, you have to make sure to progressively increase the capacity to sustain higher load. Indeed, if the load exceeds the body’s capacity to sustain that load, the likely result will be pain
Specific Advice and Scientific Takeaways on Minimizing Injury from a Running Specialist Physiotherapist. There is no doubt about it, runners are at a high risk of injuries, especially when training and competing in half and full marathon distance races.
Torn or badly sprained muscles can stop you in your tracks and sideline any further participation in sport. Read on for more on what to do when these common and potentially debilitating injuries occur. Acute(sudden onset) muscle injury is characterized by muscle pain caused by micro-tears in the muscle.