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Jon Goodwin Maximal Velocity Running Mechanics Part Two

In the second part of our biomechanics of sprinting series, Jon Goodwin, discusses the scientific research that underpins the principles described in part one.

This series is a must see for any coach that wants to understand the science behind maximal velocity sprint mechanics.

Further Parts of this Series

Jon Goodwin Part 1: The relationship between stride length and stride frequency

Jon Goodwin Part 3: Force production and technical considerations

Jon Goodwin Part 4: Muscle function and other considerations

Jon Goodwin Part 5: Physical preparation and training individualisation


Jon is Programme Director for the BSc and MSc Strength & Conditioning Science Programmes at St Mary’s University College in Twickenham, London. He is currently researching in the area of sprint biomechanics. He holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, and BSc in Sport Rehabilitation. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA), an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (UKSCA) and Athletics Coach (UKA). Jon has been coaching track and field since 1997 and strength and conditioning since 1999, working with university and international level athletes. He currently coaches university track athletes in addition to delivery of multi-sport strength and conditioning to athletes serviced by the funded Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme and the St Mary’s University College Centre for Applied Sport and Exercise Science. Originally a track athlete, Jon now ta kes part in endurance cycling and weightlifting.

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