Fast On Foot

Peter Weyand, physiologist and biomechanist at SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, talks about human speed on KERA's Think program.

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.