biomechanics Articles

stride length and range of motion

Stride length and range of motion

The difference between stride length and range of motion continues to be an area of confusion that has been difficult for many of my students to understand. All too often at┬ámy clinics, I find that I need to keep coming back to this point, to clarify the biomechanical and psychological differences between these two properties…. Read more

File under: Running,Speed,Technique,Training
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The Extensor Paradox in running

The original article (below) on the topic at hand, was published in Biomechanics of Distance Running in 1990. As you read the data and conclusions from this research you’ll see that the ┬áscientific community was not ready to accept the idea of the role of gravity as a leading force in running. A classical vision… Read more

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