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Re: Lack of Running Giant Theropod Tracks

On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, Erik Boehm wrote:

but as to this comparison of adult humans and toddlers....
Comparing preschoolers who run around all day playing hide and seek/tag/whatever, to an adult with a desk job, to a 150 kg linebacker who trains mainly to block and only be active for 30 seconds tops before a break in play.... is not very useful. Especially when comparing children to adults in a country where obesity is epidemic, and adults are sedentary.

On the other hand, professional basketball players can get pretty big.


says    average weight being close to 222 pounds (101 kg)

and they run around quite a bit.