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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (6): 851–858.
Published: 15 March 2016
... and athletes with an amputation had longer contact times with their inside compared with their outside leg, suggesting that the inside leg limits performance. For sprinters with an amputation, the prolonged contact times of the affected versus unaffected leg seem to limit maximum running speed during both...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (15): 2419–2425.
Published: 1 August 2009
... ) raised to the power 1/6, in accordance with the constructal scaling of animal locomotion. The world records also show that the speeds have increased in proportion with body heights ( H )raised to the power 1/2, in accordance with animal locomotion scaling. If the athlete's body is modeled with two length...