World-class athletes of both sexes cover 100 metres in about 10 seconds. What percentage of this is spent not touching the ground? And what's the figure for a 2-hour marathon?
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Published inNEW SCIENTIST
Pages57 - 57 (1)
CitationFURLONG, L-A., 2019. Flying down the track. New Scientist, 241(3211), pp. 57.
VersionAM (Accepted Manuscript)
Publisher statementThis paper was accepted for publication in the journal New Scientist and the definitive published version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/S0262-4079(19)30032-6.