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11 Oct 2007 Posted in Physiology/Series

Women vs Men Part III

Yesterday, we looked at the performance differences between men and women across the entire range of distances from 100m to the Ultra-marathons, in an attempt to see whether the theory that women are better long distance runners than men is true. Yes, we acknowledge that there are flaws in this method, because far fewer women […]

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09 Oct 2007 Posted in Physiology/Series

Women vs Men Part II

Yesterday, in Part I of our series on men vs. women, we looked at the evolution of the world record in the marathon event, and how the relatively late entry of women into the event threw a few “scientific” predictions off course! The theory has long been that in the longer distance events, women would […]

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09 Oct 2007 Posted in Physiology/Series

Women vs Men Part I

The first of a series of articles comparing the physiology of men to women, and its implications for performance differences between them

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07 Oct 2007 Posted in Physiology/Series

Women vs. Men in the marathon

Last weekend, Haile Gebrselassie knocked 29 seconds off the four-year old marathon world record with a . As tends to happen after these performances, everyone began questioning what the limits to human performance might be? Is it possible to break 2-hours? Geb himself spoke of his own feeling that he would run 2:03 at Berlin […]

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