The Hype, Science, Culture & Cool of Running Shoes

Book - 2019
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"Kicksology is your all-access pass into every runner's favorite obsession: shoes. Author Brian Metzler, a longtime sports journalist and veteran running shoe wear- tester, reviewer and connoisseur, takes readers deep inside the $10 billion dollar running shoe industry, with a behind-the-curtain look at what makes iconic running shoe brands tick; a shoe's birth from inspiration to innovation to shelf; how small, innovative ideas have evolved into mega-trends; inside domestic and overseas shoe factories where products are built; alongside scientists in the lab who test shoe science; and, of course, a discussion of the controversial relationship between running shoes and injury"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : VeloPress, [2019]
ISBN: 9781937715915
Call Number: 796.0284 MET
Characteristics: xii, 249 pages ; 23 cm


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