GKT Running Barefoot
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Which of the following statements from the text best supports the conclusion that new and improved products are not necessarily better?
"[heavily cushioned running shoes] tend to encourage runners to strike with the heel and thus subject themselves to a greater chance of injury.
Which of the following sentences best describes an inference drawn from the textual evidence in the passage?
Foot health for runners is related to how their feet strike the ground.
Which of the following statements most accurately identifies the central idea in the passage about barefoot running?
It is effective because of the design of the human foot and mechanics.
Which of the following sentences best summarizes the paradox that the author presents in the third paragraph?
A product that provides comfort in the present may lead to pain in the future.
According to the passage, which of the following statements accurately describes what happens when a runner's foot strikes the ground with the forefoot first?
The arch absorbs the impact.
The word "hallmark" as it is used in paragraph 1 has primarily which of the following meanings?
A defining characteristic
Which of the following words best describes the author's tone in the last paragraph?
Which of the following terms best describes the author's tone in the following excerpt from paragraph 1 of the passage?
"... many ran barefoot or with only very thin, hand-fastened sandals, yet motion seemed extremely efficient and vigorous"
The main purpose that shapes the content of paragraph 3 is to show how running shoes may be:
Interfering with a natural advantage of humans.
The inclusion of the photograph with which of the following captions would best illustrate a significant idea contained in the passage?
Modern running shoe technology offers a variety of shoe styles to address runners' varied movement styles.
Based on information presented in the passage, which of the following captions would be most appropriate for the photograph?
Technology -has it changed runners' natural strides.
Based on claims presented in the passage, the author would most likely agree with which of the following statements?
Running shoes cannot replace the biomechanics of human feet
Based on sufficient and relevant information in the passage, the author would most likely agree with which of the following claims?
Barefoot running is better than running with shoes.