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ScienceNOW: Why Humans Don't Gallop

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Louisville is famous for racing, from its Ironman Triathlon to the Kentucky Derby. But new research shows that may be among the closest links between them —

Dogs do it. Horses do it. So why don’t humans? When animals need to get somewhere in a hurry, they gallop, but people rarely use this gait—similar to skipping, with the same foot remaining in front throughout the movement … [Read more]


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