Uphill and Downhill Sprinting

ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: We examined the kinetic and kinematic variables and postural characteristics of horizontal, inclined, and declined maximum sprint running.METHODS: Ten physically active men performed two maximal sprints at each condition (0% [0°]; ±5% [2.86°]; ±10% [5.71°]).RESULTS: During the +10% condition, the ankle was significantly more plantar-flexed (P<0.05) during the swing phase and the knee …

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