Physics Girl

Does height matter in sports?

Season 1 Episode 32 | 6m 35s Video has closed captioning.

Some sports attract tall athletes and some are dominated by athletes with a shorter stature. The study of allometry investigates how strength scales with height. According to science, what are the reasons that certain sports attract tall or short athletes?

Aired: 12/04/16

Rating: NR


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