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Do black people really have extra muscles? | Yahoo Answers

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May 20, 2013 ... I'm embarrassed to ask him if he has extra muscles because I don't want to ... Actually it is scientifically proven that african american men do have more muscle but genetically. .... Do black people have an extra calf muscle?

Do black men have extra muscles in their legs? | Reference.com

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Black men do not have extra muscles in their legs, states Dr. Robert Kwok on HealthTap. Basic muscle anatomy is not affected by race or gender. The human ...

The Kenyan advantage: Is it calf elasticity? | The Science of Sport

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Jan 15, 2013 ... and you answer “They have elastic calf muscles”, then you'd be making the .... And that leads me to my theory for Kenyan and east African dominance ... What the study does do is provide further evidence that tendon elasticity ...

Black People Extra Muscle In Leg - Doctor insights on HealthTap

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2. Do african americans really have an extra muscle in their leg? ... I have a big blue black and purple bruise on the back of my knee around where my calf and ...

Ethnic differences in triceps surae muscle-tendon complex and ...

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African American and Caucasian subjects were matched on body weight, height, and body composition. Muscle-tendon parameters were determined by ...

Why do African's have an extra muscle in their leg? – Sports Science ...

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Jun 23, 2011 ... I'm pretty sure all humans have the same number of muscles in their legs. Some people are more muscular than others, and some will have ...

snopes.com: Interesting species, these "black people" . . .

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was because african americans have a higher bone density than caucasians? ... average have a very different distribution of long twitch / short twitch muscle .... They were taught to get an extra muscle in their leg while growing up? ..... don't need to soak up the Vitamin D the way those at the Arctic Circle do.

Scientists Theorize Why Black Athletes Run Fastest - Live Science

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Jul 13, 2010 ... A new study reveals why black athletes may outperform athletes of ... "Asians and whites tend to have longer torsos, so their centers of gravity are lower." ... the legs do the work of running and the torso of the body is just extra ...

Healthcare Workplace Conversations on Race and the Perspectives ...

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Jul 10, 2008 ... Twenty-five physicians of African descent practicing in the 6 New ... Interviews began with a broad question: “How do you think race .... But I want to know if it is true that African Americans have extra muscles in their legs.'.

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Jul 13, 2009 ... Who better to ask if black people have an extra calf muscle then the only black guy at the party?
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Fact or Fiction: The Extra Leg Muscle in African Americans ...

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It just happens that more black people have extra muscle than white people. ... There is an extra pair of muscles, one in each leg, of African Americans, yet they do not ..... The other tends to have longer, narrower calf muscles.

Is it true that African Americans have an extra muscle in their legs ...

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Nov 24, 2015 ... No, African Americans (or any other African-descended group) don't have an ' extra ... Please see also Why do people of some races seem to be better at certain sports? for a thorough discussion. 2.6k Views · View Upvotes ...

UAB - UAB News - Longer tendons make faster runners, suggests ...

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Jul 26, 2011 ... Longer tendons have more capacity to stretch than shorter ones. ... “Let's imagine two runners whose muscles need X-amount of force to run a certain ... as African- Americans tend to have longer limbs and shorter calf muscles ...