Computational modeling reveals anatomical distribution of drag on downhill skiers

Posted by on January 16, 2017 1:14 pm
Categories: Top News

Minimizing air resistance and friction with snow is key to elite performance in downhill skiing. Experiments in wind tunnels have revealed the total drag experienced by skiers, but have not provided precise data on which parts of the body cause the most air resistance when adopting the full-tuck position.

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