On the Implications of a Sex Difference in the Reaction Times of Sprinters at the Beijing Olympics

Abstract

Elite sprinters offer insights into the fastest whole body auditory reaction times. When, however, is a reaction so fast that it represents a false start? Currently, a false start is awarded if an athlete increases the force on their starting block above a given threshold before 100 ms has elapsed after the starting gun. To test the hypothesis that the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026141

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@inproceedings{Lipps2011OnTI, title={On the Implications of a Sex Difference in the Reaction Times of Sprinters at the Beijing Olympics}, author={David B. Lipps and Andrzej T. Galecki and James A. Ashton-Miller}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2011} }