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Old 11-28-2006, 02:24 PM   #49
Mike Sigman
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Re: To Slap the Ground or Not

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Cady Goldfield wrote:
I still don't buy the addition of a stomp or any added force -- it really does NOT distribute better the body's falling weight, and is the vestige of old traditional beliefs not grounded in physics or physiology.
Oh I dunno. Maybe physics works differently where you are, Cady, but if you'll do a simple calculation of the Impulse forces and what happens when you factor in a slap, I think you'll find it's no big mystery. But whatever. You do it your way.

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Mike Sigman
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