VIDEO: Tips For Preventing Injuries While Running at the Boston Marathon

Dr. Pierre D'Hemecourt talks about injury prevention.

By Andre Khatchaturian
BU News Service

Dr. Pierre D’Hemecourt came to the Jewish Community Center in Newton to talk about injury prevention for runners at the Boston Marathon. According to D’Hemecourt, who is the co-medical director of the Boston Marathon, proper foot-landing techniques and not leaning toward the hips are key ways to prevent injuries while running long distances.