An Olympian Moment: NYT Features Locomotor Performance Lab and Weyand’s Work to Show Differences in Running Fast and Running Far

Three elite runners came to SMU’s Locomotor Performance Lab to show what differentiates running fast and running far for the New York Times. Dr. Peter Weyand, who directs the lab and research, informs what actually happens with the athletes as they hit the ground. The visually compelling piece can be seen here. 

The information enhances knowledge about how races –Olympian or otherwise–unfold.

 

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