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Fast On Foot


The following story was broadcast on KERA's Think program on Oct. 15, 2013. Physiologist Peter Weyand is the director of the Locomotor Performance Laboratory at SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.

October 15, 2013

Olympic sprinters like Usain Bolt can run 100 meters in less than 10 seconds. But what are the limits of human speed? As part of KERA’s Breakthroughs initiative, we’ll spend this hour with Dr. Peter Weyand, the director of SMU’s Locomotor Performance Laboratory.


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