This CPD quiz poses 10 running injury questions to challenge Physiotherapists.


Which factor is associated with a significantly lower risk of injury compared to the average runner?

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Which is NOT a risk factor for Achilles tendinopathy?

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Which injury is likely to benefit from Low Dye taping?

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Which of the following would NOT account for lateral foot pain?

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What injury is shown in this MRI?

knee xray Case courtesy of Dr Domenico Nicoletti,, rID: 35381
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When comparing trail running to road running, trail running has:

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Name the elongated lateral tubercle of the posterior process of the Talus (shown here) that can cause Posterior Ankle Impingement.

ankle xray Case courtesy of Dr Ayush Goel,, rID: 41510
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Which running technique advice would NOT be helpful for ITB syndrome?

This tip alone would move the landing/point of impact further forward, increasing deceleration forces and stability challenges.
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To reduce the risk of injury, what is the recommended weekly distance for OBESE runners commencing a "couch to 5k" type program (ie. sedentary at start of program)?

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This quiz is appropriate for any qualified Physio, although it’s fairly advanced so more experienced Physios will score better (obviously!)

The content covers imaging, running biomechanics, technique advice and more.

Some of the questions have research papers linked to them.

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