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Correr descalço ou com tênis? O que os especialistas dizem sobre o tema
Movimento defende que deixar o pé em contato direto com o solo é benéfico e ainda pode proteger as articulações. Veja os pontos positivos e negativos
Por GLOBOESPORTE.COMRio de Janeiro imprimir Correr descalço é uma boa? Especialistas podem tirar sua dúvida (Foto: agência Getty Images)
Na contramão da indústria do calçado, que não para de buscar inovações tecnológicas para produzir pares de tênis cada vez mais modernos, uma empresa do ramo resolveu apostar na simplicidade para vender seus produtos. Ela lançou uma sapatilha sem qualquer sistema de amortecimento, que possui um solado emborrachado apenas para proteger os pés de possíveis detritos no trajeto, como se os corredores estivessem descalços. O intuito é fazer com que os atletas possam mudar a forma de pisar no chão e assim evitar danos nas articulações. Mas correr sem a proteção dos amortecedores é realmente um bom negócio?
Em uma modalidade na qual o impacto entre atleta e superfície é alvo de uma série de cuidados, até por conta dos possíveis problemas que possam surgir em regiões como coluna, quadril, joelho e tornozelo, a nova moda chama a atenção, principalmente quando se usa o termo lesões.
Em países como os Estados Unidos, por exemplo, existe um grande movimento em torno da corrida descalça. A justificativa dos defensores dessa linha é que, com o uso do tênis, a tendência é que o primeiro contato do pé com o solo seja feito com o calcanhar, que fica mais elevado por conta do sistema de amortecimento, causando assim um impacto maior nessa região. Já quando se está descalço, por não hão haver o volume do solado, o encontro com a superfície é na região do ante-pé, próximo dos dedos, aliviando o choque com as articulações (Veja o funcionamento no infográfico abaixo*).
* Fonte: New Jersey Sports Medicine and Performance Center
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