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Biomechanics of Running

Posted by Brendan Hill on Monday, August 11, 2014,


The phases of running are similar to walking (top image). The stance phase is divided into contact, midstance and propulsion. The swing phase is divided into follow-through, forward swing and foot decent. Whereas walking is the alternative placement of one foot in front of the other separated by periods when both feet are in contact with the ground, during running there is a flight phase when ne
ither foot is in contact with the ground between stance phases.

In slower, longer running, the stanc...

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