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Change your Wind-up; Change your speed

Change your Wind-up; Change your speed

June 15, 2018

In the sport of baseball, there is some controversial talk about a pitcher's throwing speed. The discussion is between whether or not pitching from the full wind-up or the stretch produces a faster 4-sea...

Want Better Grades? Move a Little!

Want Better Grades? Move a Little!

June 15, 2018

Students Menia Kappus and Leon Caswell from FIS Investigated the effect of 0%, 20%, 40%, and 60% of the test subject’s maximum heart rate on their memory in search for potential strategies for more e...

Want to Be a Faster Athlete? Use Tennis Balls.

Want to Be a Faster Athlete? Use Tennis Balls.

June 15, 2018

Running is one of the first sporting activities that people learn to do as infants. On average children learn to walk between the ages of 9 and 12 months of age, and by the time they are 18 to 24 mont...

Fascinating Breakthrough on Catchers Glove size in Baseball

Fascinating Breakthrough on Catchers Glove size in Baseball

June 15, 2018

Playing catcher is the most difficult position in baseball, making it essential to find new ways to make this gruelling position easier. Being able to catch pitches close to 100 MPH that your palm start...

Go Back to go Forward

Go Back to go Forward

June 15, 2018

There is a theory which claims that there is a benefit to running while using this Plyo step. But what really is a ‘plyo’ step?  The Plyo step occurs when a runner takes a first step backwards ra...

The Science Behind the Free Throw

The Science Behind the Free Throw

June 15, 2018

In the sport of basketball free throws can either make or break a game. In our sports science class, we were instructed to perform an independent investigation on something that we enjoy learning about. S...

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