Sacrificing economy to improve running performance--a reality in the ultramarathon?


We fully agree that the number of runners at the elite level is lower in ultramarathons than shorter distances. There is also no doubt that ultramarathon running is not as universal as running of “normal” distances, i.e., up to the marathon. In particular, African runners are not represented. This may explain part of the specificities of ultramarathon… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00016.2012


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