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Old 08-03-2007, 07:09 AM
Si Amigo Si Amigo is offline
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Two things. One is that shoes are not connected to your body as firmly as a jacket. And two is torque. Your feet are the greatest distance from your center of mass, so you have the force times the length of that lever arm working on them.