Science of the Summer Olympics: The Biomechanics of Usain Bolt

"I've worked hard over the years, I've been injured and I've worked hard through it, and I've made it." This video details what a biomechanical phenomenon the Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is on the track. Engineers study Bolt's body: stride, strength, and size in an effort to understand and innovate methods to treat, train, and rehabilitate others to maximize the muscles in the body. Usain Bolt is both a World and Olympic record holder who has an appreciation for the strength and ability he has been able to develop, “As long as I’m in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.”

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