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Volume 69, Issue 148, Thursday, June 24, 2004



Science of sports can be explored through application
Ever found yourself marveling at how an athlete like Tiger Woods is able to hit that seemingly impossible stroke? It might be more than just athletic talent. 

Demands on athletes lead to bad choices
How does the athlete of today deal with the pressures of staying within reach of what is expected of him or her? When it comes to athleticism, reaching that personal best in any sport is mentally and physically grueling. Many athletes rise early in the morning to begin one of three exercise sessions per day. If they have other responsibilities -- a family or job -- it becomes an intense game of mind over matter.


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