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  1. Sport Science tackles Olympic table tennis

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    Forget hitting a curveball. Try hitting a swiftly spinning return from Team USA table tennis Olympian Erica Wu. As John Brenkus and Sport Science show, trying to do so will leave your head ... well, you get the idea....

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  2. Sport Science takes aim at archery skills

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    Like Katniss Everdeen and Princess Merida on-screen, real-life star archer Brady Ellison has some impressive skills with bow and arrow. So Sport Science and John Brenkus examine what keeps an Olympic gold-medal hopeful on target....

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  3. Sport Science takes the high jump leap

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    No surprise: There's a lot more than jumping that goes into high jump world champion Jesse Williams' technique. So can the former NCAA champion out of USC and 2012 Team USA Olympian still succeed when his routine is affected? Sport Science's John Bre...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  4. Sport Science takes a look at gymnastics

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    Venezuela and University of Denver gymnast Jessica Lopez -- surprise, surprise -- isn't huge. But when the Olympian completes a double twist, she generates the same amount of energy as NBA big man Dwight Howard. See how she does it in this edition of...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  5. Video: Sport Science tackles the decathlon

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    The decathlon. It's ... intense. So Sport Science and John Brenkus offer a breakdown of this competition from event to event, showing how an athlete such as Olympic gold medalist Bryan Clay can be quicker than a soccer goalkeeper, faster than the New...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  6. Sport Science dissects the butterfly

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    When are arms as powerful as legs? When you've got an elite butterfly swimmer, such as Team USA Olympian Tyler Clary, doing the downstrokes. Sport Science's John Brenkus gives the details....

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  7. Sport Science breaks down the breaststroke

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    The breaststroke. It's the most inefficient of all competitive swimming styles, and to pull it off requires perfect form. Enter Sport Science's John Brenkus to break it down, and multiple Olympic medalist/world-record holder Rebecca Soni to show it o...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  8. Sport Science: Going 111 mph in lacrosse

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    Paul Rabil of Major League Lacrosse's Boston Cannons lives up to his team's nickname. As in, he's got a cannon for a shot, sending the ball toward net at up to 111 miles per hour (a world record). How does the former Johns Hopkins player do it? J...

    Blog | May 28, 2012