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Science of the Summer Olympics: Maximizing the Long Jump of Bryan Clay

This video from the Science of the Summer Olympics series, produced by NBC and the National Science Foundation, explores how physics and technology have helped decathlete Bryan Clay improve his long jump. By using technology to analyze the forces at work on an athlete while he/she is doing the long jump, it's possible to take steps to maximize the athlete's strength and jump farther.

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