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Key to speed? Elite sprinters are unlike other athletes — deliver forceful punch to ground

The world’s fastest sprinters have unique gait features that account for their ability to achieve fast speeds, according to two new studies from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

The new findings indicate that the secret to elite sprinting speeds lies in the distinct limb dynamics sprinters use to elevate ground forces upon foot-ground impact. Continue reading

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Kouros, marital tension, bonding, children, SMUMarital tension between mom and dad can harm each parent’s bond with child, study finds. Continue reading →
STEMPrep, SMU, minority, science, high school, KnibbDepartment of Defense awards $2.6 million to SMU STEM program for minority students. Continue reading →
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