Review Article
Volume 13 Issue 8 - 2022
A Jump from a Past Era Reveals the Secret of Ancient Greek Athletes and Confirms the Concept of the Deformation Mechanics of Jumping Locomotion
Alexander Egorov*
"Sports Training Center of the National Teams of the Chuvash Republic Named After A. Ignatiev" of the Ministry of Sports of Chuvashia, Cheboksary, Russia
*Corresponding Author: Alexander Egorov, "Sports Training Center of the National Teams of the Chuvash Republic Named After A. Ignatiev" of the Ministry of Sports of Chuvashia, Cheboksary, Russia.
Received: July 04, 2022; Published: July 07, 2022


Are current records in sports limiting? Have human records really stopped at the same level? Are we right in agreeing with this attitude? The available information about the incredible records of ancient Greek athletes serves as the basis for posing these questions. It is known, for example, that in 776 BC, at the Pythian Games, a certain Feil jumped 16.3 meters [4]. This is 1.8 times higher than the modern record in long jump with a running start, which is equal to 8 meters 95 centimeters! Can we, realizing this fact, talk about the limits of human records? In previous publications, we have already covered the fact that, contrary to existing ideas, it is by no means speed-strength work of muscles that ensures the performance of jumps and runs at maximum speed. Our conclusions led to the conviction that this work is performed by the forces of deformation and support of the cytoplasm. The former paradigm of speed-strength work of muscles is a delusion, which leads to an incorrect system of training athletes. In this regard, the reorientation of understanding the driving mechanisms of hopping locomotion is of particular relevance.

Keywords: Ancient Greek Jumping Records; Dumbbell Manipulations; Centrifugal Forces; Deformation Forces


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Citation: : Alexander Egorov. “A Jump from a Past Era Reveals the Secret of Ancient Greek Athletes and Confirms the Concept of the Deformation Mechanics of Jumping Locomotion”. EC Orthopaedics 13.8 (2022) 31-38.

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