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Research on the Speed-Time (V-T) State Characteristics Curves of 4 × 100 m Relay Baton Transition Period

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Based on the v-t (speed-time) curves in physics, this study analyzes 4 × 100 m relay baton transition period and describes 4 different relay baton transition period v-t state characteristics curves. We can calculate from the curves that the speed of the first three athletes at the moment of transition is above the 96% of the average speed of 100-meter. The research reveals that the ideal v-t curve is a smooth semi-circular curve (without the launching phase). The stability and continuity during the baton transition period are the key factors in 4 × 100 m relay race.

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Fu, D. , Yang, M. and Chang, J. (2014) Research on the Speed-Time (V-T) State Characteristics Curves of 4 × 100 m Relay Baton Transition Period. Advances in Physical Education, 4, 77-83. doi: 10.4236/ape.2014.42011.


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