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Removal of body hair by shaving, commonly performed by swimmers and runners to improve performance. In addition to making the athlete feel more energetic, scientific studies have shown that shaving reduces passive drag forces, resulting in lower energy costs.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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