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Peter Weyand
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Dr. Peter Weyand is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading scholars on the scientific basis of human performance. His research on the mechanical and physiological basis of sprint exercise performance continues to advance scientific understanding and shape contemporary training practices across the globe. Dr. Weyand is an Associate Professor of Applied Physiology & Biomechanics and Director of the Locomotor Performance Laboratory at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The unique testing facilities at the Locomotor Performance Laboratory have made the performance lab a draw for world-class speed athletes from a variety of sports

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Performance Enhancing Legs Race Toward the Track Record Book

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2013 | 5:26 PM

co-authored by Matthew Bundle, Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Montana, and SMU researchers Kenneth Clark and Laurence Ryan

An intriguing, technological watershed is fast approaching for Athletics -- that defining moment when an athlete with artificial limbs shatters an "able-bodied" world record.

Brazilian,...

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