If on one hand, running is one of the easiest sports to do, on the other, a good and thorough preparation is very important.
With the forced discontinuation of many sporting activities due to the measures concerning the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of people have taken up or gone back to running, and this is a good thing. There are, however, some precautions to take and some good habits to pay attention to. As Dr Pierre-Etienne Fournier, head of the sports medicine department at the Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR), says in an article from the Nouvelliste below :
« It is advisable to begin progressively, maybe alternating in the beginning between running and walking. » The Clinique romande de réadaptation and its sports science specialists can provide you with important advice.
Re-opening of the out-patients department
Following the easing of measures concerning the coronavirus pandemic, the CRR is re-opening their out-patients department, including the services provided by the Swiss Olympic Medical Center. Check out the page dedicated to the sports medicine department at the CRR for all the information needed and contact details for advice and an optimal follow up service to accompany you in your sporting activity.