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  • Stay Healthy: 5 Ways to Exercise at Home

    The consensus among my physician colleagues is that there’s no better time than now to be fit and healthy. And with more and more mandates and recommendations to stay home to help control the spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, you may be wondering how you can exercise at home to stay fit. Here […]

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  • Foot Core OESH Shoes Are You Exercising Your Foot Core?

    The Foot Core System 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 published an article, “The foot core system: a new paradigm for understanding intrinsic foot muscle function,” in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. I had the pleasure […]

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  • Arch Muscles have a purpose, and yours are perfect!

    Now, THAT was a really nice study about arch muscles 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.” Myself having published many scientific […]

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  • Jay Dicharry and Running Rewired

    Casey’s good friend and research colleague Jay Dicharry dropped by the factory this week! Casey and Jay worked together on some of the treadmill research that Casey has discussed here on the blog. Jay is in town for the Running Medicine Conference at UVA, which he co-founded over 16 years ago. At the conference, Jay will […]

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  • My Treadmill Training Tips

    Happy New Year! It’s time for New Year’s resolutions and updating my widely shared blog post on my treadmill training that I first wrote in 2014. Four years later, my New Year’s resolutions still involve running and I still faithfully run almost every single day. And because I don’t like running in the cold, the […]

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  • OESH is Inventor Connection’s “Innovator of the Month”

    In recognition of “pushing the boundaries of design and innovating in the industry,” I’m featured today in an article in Inventor Connections entitled “Fusion 360 Enables OESH to Take a Fresh Approach to Shoe Design.” Cool beans. To access it, you need to register to become a member of InventorConnections.com here. However, if you are not into all things CAD (computer […]

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  • Oxford vs Cambridge–the 99th Annual Lacrosse Varsity

    Through the prism of the 21st century, the idea of an annual sporting contest as the culmination of a team’s hard work, sweat, and camaraderie has a purity that holds up well over many years. In a two-day cricket match 188 years ago, Oxford and Cambridge established this tradition and cemented the Varsity concept with […]

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  • The Beauty of OESH Revealed in a Winter Wonderland

    Walking outside to feed the geese and ducks this morning, I had to laugh as I was crunching through the snow. We’ve had enough weather variance to make the top surface able to bear the weight of the fowl. However, as I made my way around the yard I couldn’t help but to try and […]

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  • The Juiciest Scientific Article I’ve Ever Written

    The National Library of Medicine is the best resource to find out what scientific articles a certain individual has ever published. For example, to see what I’ve published, you type in my last name, Kerrigan, followed by my initials, dc, and up will pop a list of most every peer-reviewed scientific article I’ve ever published, including […]

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  • My New “Throwback” Playlist for the Treadmill

    I never, repeat, never, listen to music when running outside. Do not do it, please, ever. Headphones make you oblivious to cars, bicycles, and other potential dangers. But on a treadmill, I say go for it! The jury is out on whether listening to music actually improves athletic performance, although in this recent study in men, […]

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