Sports Science: Game of Science Disciplines!
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The winner of the 2012 Olympic Marathon finished the line in 2:08 hours. Had he been racing against the 1904 Olympic Marathon Gold medalist; he would have won by 1 ½ earlier. Quad cork— a backside flip consisting of four off-axis backflips and five spins, compressed into three seconds of hang time—was once considered an impossible stunt, has now become a prerequisite skill for Olympic-level snowboarders and ice-skaters. And athletes are now moving towards the inevitable next step in the ‘plus-one progression of the quad cork 1800’- a QUINT! Many factors are at play in shattering athletic records- SPORTS SCIENCE is at the heart of these ever unrecognizable super athletic limits. An interdisciplinary science of physiology (exercise physiology), psychology (sport psychology), anatomy, biomechanics, biochemistry, and biokinetics, Sports Science studies how the healthy human body works during exercise. Popular science involves teams of sports scientists and performance consultants that evaluate how sport and physical activity promote health and performance from cellular to whole body perspectives, thus achieving the best results possible. From evaluating each movement to measuring and studying biological data; from deciphering the role of genetic makeup in the performance of sportsperson to transforming teams of heavier and taller players to average leaner and more agile ones, sports science is redefining the sports physical limits. Explore how science can be used to hack athletes' DNA to run faster, jump higher or become stronger…

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