Maximum Performance: The Science Behind the Summer Olympics


60m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that focuses on the science and technology that help elite athletes become the best in the world. In the intense competition of the Olympics, where a hundreth of a second can make a gold-medal difference, athletes and coaches increasingly use new tools to gain advantage. Whether it's the

Film Details

Also Known As
Discovery News (09/08/00), Ultimate Performance: The Science Behind the Summer Olympics
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Discovery News; NBC News

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary that focuses on the science and technology that help elite athletes become the best in the world. In the intense competition of the Olympics, where a hundreth of a second can make a gold-medal difference, athletes and coaches increasingly use new tools to gain advantage. Whether it's the time-shaving fabric of a high-tech swimsuit, specially engineered running shoes or computer-enhanced biofeedback, ultimate performance depends on ability plus something extra.

Film Details

Also Known As
Discovery News (09/08/00), Ultimate Performance: The Science Behind the Summer Olympics
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Discovery News; NBC News

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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