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Biomechanics Clips

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

http://nsf.gov/news/special_reports/olympics/index.jsp

 

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


iOS https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/anatomy-4d/id555741707?mt=8

Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.daqri.d4DAnatomy&hl=en

ESPN Sport Science

http://search.espn.go.com/sport-science/videos/6]

 

http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=17287868

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? http://tennis.about.com/ has

Photo Study of Roger Federer’s Forehand

http://tennis.about.com/od/forehandbackhand/ss/federerforehand_2.htm#step-heading

Photo Study of Nadal’s backhand

http://tennis.about.com/od/forehandbackhand/ss/nadalbackhand.htm

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. http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/sport-science

Motion and Matter (force, power …)  http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/motion-matter

How to Make a Lung

Make a Lung with household items and understand how it works

https://www.questacon.edu.au/outreach/programs/science-circus/videos/model-of-lung