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Biomechanics off to a flying start in BMX racing
BMX racing, which has been an Olympic sport since 2008, is the cycling event that requires to apply the greatest force to pedals. Researchers at the Pprime Institute were approached to help...
A Remedy for Performance Anxiety?
In the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics, a French-Japanese team offers sportspersons—as well as performers from other fields—a precious boost by identifying the brain region linked with performance...
The Science of Cycling
One of best ways for cyclists to optimize their speed is to work on their riding position. The French Cycling Federation recently teamed up with researchers to help athletes improve these cycling...
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The Legacy of World War I
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First-ever physical model consistent with the history of the Earth-Moon system
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Babi Yar, 1941: An exceptional account of the massacre of Jews in Kyiv