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Old 08-11-2016, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
Yes, but isn't there less impact on the legs? That's what I was talking about, fewer injuries.
If you jump up from the floor with the same amount of effort, then you come back down just as fast on the Moon as on the Earth. So the stress on your legs from landing should be the same.

Or to put it another way - on the Moon, you can jump 6 times higher, so you're falling from a height 6 times higher.

Last edited by scr4; 08-11-2016 at 02:40 PM.