Built for Speed: Musculoskeletal Structure and Sprinting Ability, Blog Entry by NASEinc

This study reveals both hereditary sprint performance advantages and disadvantages of musculoskeletal structure in humans.       Abstract: The musculoskeletal structure of the foot and ankle has the potential to influence human sprinting performance in complex ways. A large Achilles’ tendon moment arm improves the mechanical advantage of the triceps surae but also produces …

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