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Old 08-11-2016, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by muttrox View Post
But impact may be spread over more time. Your muscles have more time to absorb the equivalent change in force.
No, if you take off with the same amount of force, then you leave the ground at the same speed, regardless of gravity. It's just a function of force and mass. Gravity only affects how quickly you decelerate after leaving the ground, which affects how high you get, and how soon you come back down. When you do come down, you hit the ground at the same speed.

Last edited by scr4; 08-11-2016 at 12:20 PM.