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Why are socks harder to put on cold feet?
« on: 20/11/2011 17:30:05 »
@elmejorcabron asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Why is is harder to put socks on when your feet are cold than when they are warm?

What do you think?
« Last Edit: 20/11/2011 17:30:05 by _system »


 

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Why are socks harder to put on cold feet?
« Reply #1 on: 21/11/2011 11:11:46 »
Cold muscles are less flexible than warm ones.
Any stretching any bending will be more difficult when cold (i.e. not sock specific).
 

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Why are socks harder to put on cold feet?
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