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Unformatted text preview: -How is Speed increased? -Stride length-Stride Frequency-Foot Strike -Rear-foot strikers-Mid-foot strikers-Center of Pressure Measurements Running Economy 1. Good runners minimize vertical COM displacement 2. Braking action- results if foot hits ground ahead of COM The Clapskate -Features:-Hinged at toe-Skate stays on ice longer -Enables plantar flexion -Better knee extension Biomechanics of Swimming- The Bernoulli Principle -Lift force perpendicular to relative flow direction -Forces in Swimming -Propulsion-Resistance-Types of Resistance-frontal resistance -skin friction...
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- Spring '08