Effects of wind assistance and resistance on the forward motion of a runner.

  title={Effects of wind assistance and resistance on the forward motion of a runner.},
  author={C. Davies},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology},
  volume={48 4},
  • C. Davies
  • Published 1980
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology
  • The aerobic energy cost (delta VO2) of running at different speeds (V) with and against a range of wind velocities (WV) has been studied in a wind tunnel on three healthy male subjects and the results compared with downhill and uphill gradient running on a motor-driven treadmill. In terms of equivalent horizontal and vertical forces, comparison showed that the two forms of exercise were physiologically identical for gradients and WV ranging from -10 to +5% and 1.5 to 15 m . s-1, respectively… CONTINUE READING
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