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Sprinting performance isn’t a factor of conserving energy; rather, forces applied by the foot hitting the ground maximize all-out bursts of sprinting
The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters.
Longer toes and a unique ankle structure provide sprinters with the burst of acceleration that separates them from other runners, according to biomechanists.
By Gene Cherry EUGENE, Oregon (Reuters) - Three years ago, Justin Gatlin and Asafa Powell were just two young sprinters among many running fast times and hoping to go faster.
By Stephen Farrand ROME (Reuters) - Alessandro Petacchi's stage win on the final day of Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday was a timely morale booster for Saturday's Milan-San Remo race.
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