Cheetah tracking study reveals incredible acceleration
The animals get this acceleration by exerting nearly five times more power than that of famed sprinter Usain Bolt during his record-breaking 100m run. The results are published in the journal Nature. The findings amazed the scientist who led the ...
Sprinter Workout for Explosive Acceleration
Top sprinting speed might be flashier, but it's your start that sets you up for success during a race. To improve this critical component of a race, you must develop your explosive lower-body power. After exploding from a standstill off the blocks, you ...
Olympic Sprinter Out Accelerates a BMW 320d
Professor Greg Whyte, a sports scientist, helped record acceleration, reaction time and speed of the sprinter. Prof Whyte explained: ?From the split second that the gun sounded up until 4 seconds Mark was, perhaps surprisingly, quicker than the BMW.
Man v car: Olympic sprinter takes on a BMW
Sports scientist Professor Greg Whyte outlined the experiment was to investigate the parallels between the acceleration of a world-class sprinter and a BMW production vehicle. Lewis-Francis went up against a BMW 320d EfficientDynamics saloon - one of the ...
2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter [w/video]
The biggest change lives right under the Benz's short nose: a 2.1-liter, four-cylinder diesel engine mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission has become the Sprinter's standard engine. Up until now, the Sprinter has only offered a Hobson's choice of ...