A biomechanical and physiological evaluation of running efficiency

  • 346 Pages
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Running -- Physiological aspects, Human mech
Statementby Keith Richard Williams.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 346 leaves
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Open LibraryOL13553276M

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