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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.

Do black people really have extra muscles? | Yahoo Answers

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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 ...

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 ...

The Kenyan advantage: is it calf elasticity? | Guardian Sport Network ...

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Feb 5, 2013 ... and you answer "They have elastic calf muscles", then you'd be ... not yet shown that these characteristics do not exist the world over. ... And that leads me to my theory for Kenyan and east African ..... so-called African Americans) their success is ALWAYS attributed to some inherited attribute or the oth...

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 re occurring bruise on the back of my left leg just below calf muscle. Lasts 3-5 days.

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 ...

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 ... Do people of African descent have an extra muscle?

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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?

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 other ... the men's 100-meter dash have been black athletes, and researchers at ... said, the legs do the work of running and the torso of the body is just extra ...