Muscular Efficiency


IN NATURE, April 15, 1920 (vol. 105, p. 197), there is a letter of mine on this subject, and the proposition there given relating to maximum efficiency is in the following applied to the case of the most efficient speed for a bicycle. The values chosen for the constants are merely guesswork, but the result is more or less in accordance with the facts.

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MALLOCK, A. Muscular Efficiency. Nature 109, 711–712 (1922).

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