Effects of velocity and weight support on ground reaction forces and metabolic power during running.

@article{Grabowski2008EffectsOV,
  title={Effects of velocity and weight support on ground reaction forces and metabolic power during running.},
  author={Alena M. Grabowski and Rodger Kram},
  journal={Journal of applied biomechanics},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={288-97}
}
The biomechanical and metabolic demands of human running are distinctly affected by velocity and body weight. As runners increase velocity, ground reaction forces (GRF) increase, which may increase the risk of an overuse injury, and more metabolic power is required to produce greater rates of muscular force generation. Running with weight support attenuates GRFs, but demands less metabolic power than normal weight running. We used a recently developed device (G-trainer) that uses positive air… CONTINUE READING
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