Live from Sydney, How our Hips are like the Opera House

Written by admin on January 31, 2012

At the Institute of Motion, we’re constantly traveling, and in our travels we often think about how structures in nature and in our surroundings might teach us about the structure of the body.

Here, Michol talks about the Sydney Opera House, and how it reminds him of the structure of our hips:


Born to Run…Without Injury

Written by admin on January 31, 2012

Ask any runner the number one thing they’d like to change about how they feel– they’ll tell you they want less injuries.

There’s been a lot of hype recently about “barefooting”, or running with so-called shoeless shoes like Vibram Five Fingers.

Is barefoot running the answer to runners’ quest for less injuries?

All signs point to ‘yes’ and here’s why:

As profiled in recent stories on NPR, Harvard anthropologist Dan Lieberman concludes from studying our ancestors that humans, after we came down from the

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