Power generated by a 100m sprinter. hai all, i've been thinking about how much horsepower does a human generate during a 100m sprint... (after my friends joking with me by telling me running on dyno machine's roller to measure my horsepower. ) is it possible for me to use P = (F*d)/t, where F is the sprinter weight, (coz i think its the only force/mass that been moved, or got any other force involve, too?) d is 100m and t is his sprint time. let's say mass of the sprinter is 60kg, therefore his weight is 60kg*9.81m/s^2 = 588.6N and his 100m sprint time is 10s sharp. so, power generated by the sprinter is, P = (588.6*100)/10 P = 5,886W P = 5,886W*(1hp/746W) P = 7.89hp its so true that if the sprinter can sprint 100m less than 10s, his horsepower generated for the sprint will be higher, which is make sense to me. am i correct? thanx all.