Science Trek

D4K: Sports Physiology

Special | 28m 49s

Sports physiologists understand the body’s anatomy and the biomechanics of how bones and muscles work together. These scientists can help improve athletes’ performance and help keep them healthy. But many young athletes are unaware of how to play and move safely and end up injured. Guest experts answer students’ questions about sports physiology.

Aired: 09/20/11

Rating: TV-G

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