Limits of Athletic Performance

by Dustyn Roberts on February 23, 2012

Human dimensions and universal design – how age, sex, and race affect anthropometry and biomechanics.

The Perfection Point by John Brenkus

  • Fastest marathon possible

ESPN Sport Science

Born to Run – the best research compilation I’ve seen on running injuries (search Irene Davis and Achilles tendon)

  • What our bodies are designed for (example: barefoot running) and why it makes sense.

Athetic vs. Average vs. Impaired capabilities.


Oscar Pistorius case – the fastest man on no legs
about the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling
– qualified for 2012 Olympics: 8th place in 400m, 8th place in 4x400m
– discussion on biomch-l forums

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