21. Longer toes and shorter legs make you a faster runner

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sprinters had 12 per cent longer toes than their slower counterparts of the same height. odpowiednik
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someone or something that has the same job or purpose as someone or something else in a different place
the lower legs of speedy runners were shorter than more sluggish members of the public.
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moving or reacting more slowly than normal
longer toes provided more grip and shorter legs more power.
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the way you hold sth tightly, or your ability to do this
Very long toes allow the power from the legs to be transferred to the ground and so increasing acceleration." Pol. przyspieszenie
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the increase in something's speed, or its ability to go faster
They found that the sprinters had big toes - measured from their metatarsal to the end of the nail Pol. kość śródstopia
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one of the bones in your foot between your ankle and your toes
the differences were small but significant. Pol. ważny, znaczący
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having an important effect or influence, especially on what will happen in the future
Longer toes allowed them to remain in contact with the ground longer during each stride,
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a long step you make while you are walking
they outperformed slower sprinters
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to be more successful than someone or something else
ankle ball
the distance between the ankle ball and the Achilles tendon also played a part.
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Pol. kostka
Achilles tendon
the distance between the ankle ball and the Achilles tendon also played a part. Pol. ścięgno Achillesa
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the part of the body that connects the heel bone to the muscles in the lower part of the leg
Dr Stephen Piazza, an expert in kinesiology, the study of human movement
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the science of body movement:
They became interested in studying the legs of athletes
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a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events:
they were approached by an American footballer trying to increase his speed.
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to speak to, write to, or visit someone in order to do something such as make a request or business agreement:
They then recruited another 10 sprinters
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to persuade someone to work for a company or become a new member of an organization, especially the army:
They then recruited another 10 sprinters as well as 10 more lay people of the same height and weight.
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not trained in or not having a detailed knowledge of a particular subject:
there are many factors that contribute to sprinting performance.
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to be one of the reasons why something happens:
play a part
the distance between the ankle ball and the Achilles tendon also played a part. My thanks to everyone who has played a part in saving the hospital.
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play a part in inglese
to help to achieve something:
Sprinters' big toes enable them to make full use of their potential by affecting the grip. Computerization should enable us to cut production costs by half
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to make someone able to do something, or to make something possible:
They were entrusted with a task to improve a sportsman's results.
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to give someone a thing or a duty for which they are responsible:

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