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Video Resources:

Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.

Videos from Films on Demand on Exercise and Sports Science:

Chasing Perfection Part I (47:31)
Chasing Perfection with host Michael Johnson, an Olympic gold medalist, explores how changes in science have impacted the world of professional sports. Johnson examines the role new technology plays in developing exceptional athletes. In part one of this two-part series, Johnson follows the path taken by athletes from birth to the elite start line. 

Chasing Perfection Part II (48:28)
Chasing Perfection with host Michael Johnson, an Olympic gold medalist, explores how changes in science have impacted the world of professional sports. Johnson examines the role new technology plays in developing exceptional athletes. In part two of this two-part series, Johnson explores the difference between those who line up on the start line and those who end up on the podium time and time again— serial champions.

The NewsHour: Technology (1:16:18)
Has the high-tech revolution enhanced or inhibited our quality of life? This selection of NewsHour segments reveals examples of digital technology applied in both beneficial and potentially destructive ways. The program focuses on LED-based lighting, state-of-the-art sports training, nanotechnology for hydrogen fuel cells, and the computer-aided reconstruction of King Tut’s true appearance.

Individual Differences: Gender, Training, and Physical Performance in Sport (26:44)
Why are some able to perform tremendous physical tasks, while others cannot? More specifically, why are males able to perform in ways females cannot? This program answers these questions and more by examining and calculating various indicators of physical fitness: percentage body fat, upper body size and strength, VO2 maximum, stroke volume, heart rate, cardiac output, hemoglobin and red blood cell count, and arteriovenous oxygen difference. An ideal anatomical and physiological learning resource for students and teachers of physical education.

 

 

Websites:

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

BASES-British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences

American College of Sports Medicine

 

 

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