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The influence of swing leg motion on maximum running speed

Maximal running speed in humans demonstrates great variability. The speeds of over 12 m/s have been recorded by elite male athletes in competition, which is significantly faster

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The effect of angle on change of direction biomechanics: Comparison and inter-task relationships

The ability to rapidly change direction is an important action associated with successful performance in multidirectional sports. For example, soccer players can perform ~600 cuts

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Effects of Overtraining Status on the Cortisol Awakening Response—Endocrine and Metabolic Responses on Overtraining Syndrome (EROS-CAR)

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Cortisol is the predominant circulating glucocorticoid released in response to stressful stimuli. In addition to acute stress responses, cortisol is one of the major circadian

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Effect of shoe cushioning on landing impact forces and spatiotemporal parameters during running: results from a randomized trial including 800+ recreational runners

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Running footwear is potentially an extrinsic risk factor that may modify the training load an athlete can tolerate before incurring a running-related injury. However, there is

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How muscles maximize performance in accelerated sprinting.

The best sprinters run at an average speed of approximately 10 m/s and can reach maximum speeds of nearly 13 m/s during a 100 m race. Previous studies have analyzed function of

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