SMU study suggests the right and left legs of world champion sprinter Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, may perform differently, defying current scientific assumptions about running speed.
The best in SMU undergraduate and graduate research work was on full display at Research Day in the Hughes Trigg Student Center.
GotScience.org reporter Emily Rhode covered the research of SMU biomechanics expert Peter Weyand and the SMU Locomotor Laboratory. Weyand is the director of the Locomotor Lab.
The New York Times reporter Filip Bondy interviewed SMU biomechanics expert Peter Weyand of the SMU Locomotor Laboratory, for a story about Hunter Woodhall, an 18-year-old athlete with prosthetic limbs competing against top scholastic stars in the United States.
The Huffington Post covered the research of Peter Weyand and the SMU Locomotor Laboratory, who have developed a concise approach to understanding the mechanics of human running.
Dallas Innovates covered the research of Peter Weyand and colleagues in the SMU Locomotor Laboratory, who developed a concise approach to understanding the mechanics of human running.
Daily Mail: Researchers reveal the mechanics of running is simpler than thought – and it could revolutionise shoe design
London's Daily Mail newspaper covered the research of Peter Weyand and the SMU Locomotor Laboratory. Weyand, who is Glenn Simmons Professor of Applied Physiology and professor of biomechanics in the Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness in SMU’s Simmons School, is director of the Locomotor Lab.
New study connects running motion to ground force, provides patterns for any runner. Concise scientific approach accurately predicts runner’s patterns of foot ground-force application — at all speeds and regardless of foot-strike mechanics.