JOSEPH MCCONKEY, MS, is a running coach and exercise physiologist, specializing in deducing and correcting causative factors to repetitive motion injury. He has worked with the full spectrum of running athletes, from first-time runners, to marathoners around the world, to Olympic athletes at the elite high altitude training camps of Ethiopia and Kenya.
He has coached at the club, college, and pro levels and have been the director of the Boston Running Center’s Gait Analysis Lab for the last 10 years. Joseph’s expertise on injury-prevention has him regularly presenting at hospitals, rehab centers, running camps, and club events.
Joseph holds the highest accreditation by the USA Track and Field Association and the IAAF (the international governing body of track and field), as well as a Masters in Exercises Science with a focus on Injury Prevention and Sports Performance, and a World Athletics Level V Coach. He is the author of Pliability for Runners.