I got an interesting email from someone who I assume is a barefoot runner. The email simply said “this is all the proof you need” and it included a link to this.
This link is a reproduction of the press release from the Kerrigan et al study, which I described as:
This will have to go down as an all time classic to show just how intellectually challenged the barefoot running movement is. They fell for this study ‘hook, line and sinker’!
Remember, this was the study that two barefoot running websites actually lied about.
This study proved nothing. I do have to agree with the sender of the email in that it is all the proof I need. It’s all the proof I need to further show how gullible and blind the barefoot running community is. How else can I interpret the email? They obviously fell ‘hook line and sinker’ for the press release that accompanied the research.