Author Archives: Casey

Happy Easter!

Look what the Easter Bunny (a.k.a. “Orville”) brought.  OESH La Vida Deep Wisteria and…The cutest new ducklings and goslings ever to be seen. Have a wonderful, Happy Easter.

The American College of Sports Medicine’s New Guidelines for Selecting Running Shoes

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), which is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, just completely overhauled its recommendations for selecting running shoes. The new guidelines, which you can read here, are very different than what they’ve … Continue reading

Exercising Your Foot Core

One of many nice things about human movement research is that you get to work with some truly brilliant people, like Dr. Patrick McKeon who just published an article, “The foot core system: a new paradigm for understanding intrinsic foot muscle … Continue reading

The science of walking

As promised, here is our composite analysis of walking. (I recently posted a similar analysis of running here.) This isn’t just a fancy animation but in fact is a computerized robotic model that is driven from data collected in my … Continue reading

OESH Wins the Race to Build a Better Shoe

On the heels (ha!) of all our research showing that shoes, especially women’s shoes, need to be completely re-designed, the most prestigious engineering journal in the world, the IEEE, decided to publish an article entitled, “The Race to Build a … Continue reading

How running and walking give you that “good” sore

Have you ever noticed how running gives you a certain type of soreness in your muscles that activities like swimming and bicycling don’t? I sure did and I always wondered why. Through our research, I’ve come to learn that the … Continue reading

The Ultimate Gait Analysis

The below GIF isn’t your typical animation, although if it were, it certainly would be a pretty neat one. Instead these are images from a data-driven 3-D robotic model of someone running. The data that are fed into this robotic … Continue reading

The Little Arch Muscles That Could

For one reason or another — as a scientific advisor, peer-reviewer, or just to stay current — I read a lot of scientific articles. And every so often, I might say out loud, “Now THAT was a really nice study.” … Continue reading

Metal Scrap Ready for Recycling

I can’t put it off any longer. As much as I’ve been admiring the scrap from our last OESH La Vida v2.0 sole forms (notice the beautiful outlines of some of the various size soles), it’s taking up premium space in … Continue reading

30 Years Ago Today

30 years ago today, Bob and I were married in a gazebo on the Upper West Side of Central Park in New York City. There were 13 of us there, including the minister and his wife and me and Bob. … Continue reading