Sprinters and Non-sprinters Have Different Foot and Ankle Structures Read more: Sprinters and Non-sprinters Have Different Foot and Ankle Structures

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ScienceDaily (Jan. 24, 2012) — The skeletal structure of the foot and ankle differs significantly between human sprinters and non-sprinters, according to Penn State researchers. Their findings not only help explain why some people are faster runners than others, but also may be useful in helping people who have difficulty walking, such as older adults and children with cerebral palsy.  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120124112117.htm