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Is it the shoes? A simple proposal for regulating footwear in road running

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  • Contributors Both GTB and NT contributed to the conception and design of the piece, the drafting and revision of the piece and the final approval of the piece. They agree to accountability for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests GTB receives athletic support from the United States of America Track and Field Federation and Altra Running.

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