Sprinters closest to starter pistol have advantage over those farther away, says study
... between loud sounds and reaction time are reporting findings that may have sprinters
thinking twice about lane assignments at the upcoming Olympics.
Led by ... both of the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, had four trained sprinters
and 12 untrained participants perform sprint starts from starting blocks mo...
Ferring Pharmaceuticals' EUFLEXXA(TM) to Serve as Sponsor for Sprint Force America Masters Track Club
..., regardless of age."
Renowned for their successes in the arena of masters track, Sprint
Force America is based in New York and is comprised of male sprinters
40-79. The club competes at many national events, including the Penn
Relays, the Summer National Senior Games, and the United States Track and
Scientists highlight benefits of genetic research in sport, but warn of ethical concerns
... engage in public in debates about the potential benefits of their research.
Research into the athletic success of East African distance runners or sprinters
of West African ancestry might be perceived as unethical.
But understanding the limits of human exercise capacity in sport could lead to the deve...
Leading-edge body sensor could help produce sporting champions
The new sensor is now undergoing trials with elite UK athletes, with a view to entering widespread use within 12-18 months initially for sprinters
but eventually for rowers and other athletes.
The sensor could also have significant potential for use in monitoring patients suffering from a rang...
Creatine Supplement May Help People With Muscular Dystrophies
... Creatine, a popular nutritional supplement used by weightlifters and sprinters
to improve athletic performance, could lend muscle strength to people with// muscular dystrophies.
Muscle strength increased by an average of 8....
Sports technology for para-athletes: Closing the gap
... double transtibial amputee sprinting using dedicated sprinting prostheses" by Bruggemann et al., compares the sprinting mechanics data of able-bodied sprinters
with that of a double transtibial amputee by examining the overall kinetics and the kinetics at the joints while sprinting at maximum speed.
100-meter sprint world record could go as low as 9.48 seconds
... reached their top speeds at any distance and Denny predicts that male 100m sprinters
could one day get the record down to an incredible 9.48s, running 0.23m/s f...d was not due to a population increase. However, Denny suspects that female sprinters
have room for improvement too, and predicts that they could eventually knoc...