Explain why sportsmen use shoes with spikes



Sportsmen need to run very fast, so they need more friction between the ground and their shoes.

So, they use shoes with spikes because it increases friction with the ground and does not let the player fall or slip

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 12 Class 8 - Friction

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