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  1. 02:29

    Sport Science explains home plate collisions

    In the aftermath of Giants catcher Buster Posey's leg break in a home plate collision, John Brenkus of Sport Science breaks down the bang-bang play. He compares it to a hit on the football field.

    June 06, 2011
  2. 03:16

    Sport Science: Gymnastics

    UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre trains in gymnastics to help his mobility in the Octagon.

    May 23, 2011
  3. 02:22

    Run faster 100-meter dash - John Brenkus

    John Brenkus of Sport Science stops by ESPN to explain how athletes can excel in their sports. Here he gives keys to running the fastest 100-meter dash.

    May 16, 2011
  4. 02:39

    Sport Science breaks down new metal bats

    John Brenkus of Sport Science analyzes new bat rules implemented in NCAA baseball and various high school leagues. Home run percentage, measured by the number of balls in play, have already dropped 35 percent in studied leagues. Find out why.

    May 16, 2011
  5. 02:58

    Sport Science: Georges St-Pierre

    John Brenkus of Sport Science analyzes what makes UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre so effective in the Ocatagon. St-Pierre (22-2-0), who defended his title against Jake Shields at UFC 129, has his stamina, strength and speed tested.

    May 02, 2011
  6. 03:36

    Sport Science: Playing Third Base

    John Brenkus of Sport Science analyzes what it takes to play third base in Major League Baseball. Dodgers infielder Jamey Carroll showcases the range, reaction time, fielding speed and arm strength needed to play the hot corner.

    April 18, 2011
  7. 03:40

    Sport Science: MLB Vision

    John Brenkus of Sport Science analyzes what it takes to hit a Major League pitch. Six-time MLB All-Star Nomar Garciaparra steps into the Sport Science batter's box to demonstrate eye tracking and how to make contact.

    April 04, 2011
  8. 02:54

    Sport Science: Brittney Griner

    Baylor sophomore Brittney Griner scored a career-high 40 points March 27 to reach the Elite Eight. What makes the 6-foot-8 phenom so unstoppable on the court? John Brenkus and Sport Science investigate.

    March 28, 2011
  9. 02:13

    LAX attack from behind cage

    ESPN's Quint Kessenich and professional attackman Matt Danowski demonstrates how to attack from behind the cage in the Warrior Pro Session.

    March 24, 2011
  10. 03:16

    Sport Science: Learn physics of triple cork

    John Brenkus of Sport Science explains how X Games prodigy Sage Kotsenburg would need to jump and rotate to pull at triple cork.

    January 30, 2011
  11. 03:02

    Sport Science: Fly like Shaun White

    John Brenkus of Sport Science explains how X Games legend Shaun White gets so much amplitude in the SuperPipe.

    January 26, 2011
  12. 02:46

    Sport Science: Maya Moore

    Connecticut senior Maya Moore has lost two games in nearly four years in Storrs, Conn., and is the Huskies' all-time leading scorer. What makes the UConn legend so lethal on the court? John Brenkus reports.

    December 20, 2010
  13. 02:14

    Soccer Training: Defending Corner Kicks

    Dafydd Evans, head coach of DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) and the DC United Super-20 team, discusses ways to defend a corner kick.

    December 16, 2010
  14. 03:00

    Sport Science: Wrestling Takedown

    John Brenkus of Sport Science analyzes what makes wrestlers so effective in the Ocatagon. Cain Velasquez and Brock Lesnar, competitors at UFC 121 in Anaheim, Calif., were both decorated NCAA wrestlers at Arizona State and Minnesota, respectively.

    October 23, 2010
  15. 03:01

    Thierry Henry Interview

    New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry, formerly of Arsenal and the French National Team's all-time leading goal scorer, talks with ESPN RISE about the early stages of his career and how his training has evolved over time.

    October 16, 2010
  16. 03:46

    Freddie Ljungberg Interview

    Chicago Fire midfielder Freddie Ljungberg, formerly of Arsenal, talks with ESPN RISE about his academy days in Sweden and keys for the U.S. Men's National Team to close ground on world powers through its youth system.

    October 09, 2010