Basic Anatomy and Function of the Modern Running Shoe


    Dr. Kirby reviews the basic anatomy and function of the modern running shoe, along with their functional purposes. Shoe anatomy features such as the outersole, midsole, upper, toe box, vamp, heel counter, collar, eyelets and sockliner are reviewed along with a discussion of the anatomy and biomechanics of running shoe midsole construction, dual density midsoles and “heel drop”.