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Physical Activity Promotion

Physical Activity Promotion

Biomechanics Clips

Science of the Olympic Winter Games 2010 from the National Science Foundation


4-D Anatomy

An interesting new app to investigate anatomy using augmented reality.Its free and here is a YouTube clip with a demo of how it works



ESPN Sport Science]

Tennis Shots

Do you need to compare your tennis stroke to an elite athlete or just need some tips on technique for the different tennis strokes? has

Photo Study of Roger Federer’s Forehand

Photo Study of Nadal’s backhand

Exploratorium- the science of sport

There are sport science resources and activities on the Exploratorium museum of science, art, and human perception website.

The sport science of a curve ball in baseball; Reaction time; How equipment design has impacted sport; The biomechanics of sports; The science of ice hockey, skateboarding, cycling.

Motion and Matter (force, power …)

How to Make a Lung

Make a Lung with household items and understand how it works

Interactive Quiz

Great online quiz – Kahoot

Engaging way to check for understanding in class

Here’s a video demo

Reliability and validity of a GPS-enabled iPhone “app” to measure physical activity

Interested in reading our paper Reliability and validity of a GPS-enabled iPhone “app” to measure physical activity.

Download fulltext here 

Science 360

Web-based or iPad based video on a wide variety of science topics by the National Science Foundation

– all FREE.

Including the science of NHL hockey as the medium to explore physics and biomechanics topics

or the science underlying the Olympics

or many other sports science topics