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Science: sport, the science behind medals

Examine the roles that science and technology play in modern sport and develop an understanding of the scientific concepts that underpin many Olympic events.This online course investigates a variety of sporting phenomena associated with the Olympic Games ? including track and field, swimming, diving, and cycling ? and the scientific concepts that athletes need to understand if they are to compete at this elite level.Science: sport, the science behind the medalsis one of a series of 100-hour flexible online courses introducing fascinating topics in science. It allows you to learn about this topic just for interest and enables you to try out a new area of study before you commit yourself to further study. You can register and begin this course at any time and will have at least six months to complete it.

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Science doesn't know how free divers do it

It's not a total mystery - but, explains Kevin Wong, there's still a lot about free diving that science can't quite explain.

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History & The Arts 

OpenLearn Live: 25th August 2016

The twelve bolts that ensured divers could continue to breathe; a brief history of gay soaps; and the end of conflict in sight in Colombia. Free learning from across the day.

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Overcoming public meltdown

Simon Rea reflects on whether athletes and clubs can overcome adversity to achieve their sporting goals.

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TV, Radio & Events 

Olympic Dreams: About the athletes

The Olympic Dreams videos explore how a selection of the athletes featured in the 2010 series mentally prepare for competitions and deal with adversity. Below is more information on the athletes we interviewed.

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Nature & Environment 

Why are some people drawn to danger?

Kriss Akabusi likes to live life in the fast lane. For him the thrill of driving a fast car makes his adrenaline levels rise and his heart beat quicker. It’s a risk he loves to take. Ever Wondered sent him out to find out why people take a chance in different ways

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