biomechanics Articles

Stride length and range of motion

Understanding 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 overcome. All too often in my clinics, I find that I need to keep coming back to this point, to clarify the biomechanical and psychological differences between these two properties.

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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 running  scientific community was not ready to accept the idea of the role of gravity as a leading force in running. A classical… Read more

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