Greyhounds tackle high speed bends better than humans

Posted on December 8, 2005 

Greyhounds tackle high speed bends better than humans

Greyhounds are such superb runners because of their sleek style and ability to tackle tight bends without slowing down, British researchers said on Wednesday.

Unlike humans who have to reduce speed at a banked curve to cope with the increased gravitational and centripetal forces on their legs, greyhounds attack a bend without changing their stride.

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