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How do muscles generate force?

Saturday 16 March: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 17 March: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Guildhall, Market Square, CB2 3QJ

Join staff and students from the Cambridge Centre for Sport & Exercise science, ARU, in learning how muscles generate force under different conditions. In this hands-on event you will experience how muscles generate different amounts of force when they lengthen and shorten. Have a go at a vertical jump and drop-jump onto a force plate and compare your scores to the world record for a vertical jump.

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Age: All ages, Hands-on, Drop in, Free