Cardiorespiratory Fitness a Predictor of Death

In this blog: 1-Research study "Cardiorespiratory Fitness as a Quantitative Predictor of All-Cause Mortality and Cardiovascular Events in Healthy Men and Women A Meta-analysis" 2-2008 Guidelines for Physical Activity The Running Clinic of Toronto often sends us some interesting articles relating to fitness and running. The latest was an article from JAMA 2009 studying the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and mortality and cardiovascular events. As a result of the study,…

Knee Pain and Running

Knee Pain with Running My last blog briefly covered the top 5 running injuries we see in the clinic. Knee pain is at the top of the list. Although there are several different diagnoses we find with runners, I would like to focus on Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is pain around the knee cap, usually due to a "tracking" problem as well as the patella (kneecap) compressing…