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Developing technological swimsuits for the Olympics Based on Speedo website information
1992: Speedo launches the worlds first fast suit, the S2000, at the Barcelona Olympics
1996: Speedo launches Aquablade suit at the Atlanta Olympics 76% of medals won wearing Speedo Aquablade
2000: Speedo launches FASTSKIN at the Sydney Olympics 83% of medals won wearing Speedo FASTSKIN Fabric designed to mimic the denticles (scales) of the world's fastest aquatic creature the shark
2004: Speedo launches FSII at the Athens Olympics 47 medals won by swimmers wearing Speedo
2007: Speedo launches FASTSKIN FS-PRO 21 world records broken in less than 12 months by swimmers wearing FS-PRO
2008: Speedo launches LZR RACER The most revolutionary performance swimming suit ever made. The results…?
Is it acceptable… to improve performance through developing new equipment e.g the LZR swimsuit? Drugs, such as EPO blood booster?
Is it acceptable… to improve performance through developing new drugs e.g. EPO which boosts the oxygen capacity of blood?
Is it acceptable… to put resources into the development of sporting equipment when there are so many scientific problems facing the worlds poorer people?
How does its STRUCTURE relate to its FUNCTION? Images from:
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Wienmandu.wordpress.co m. Background Born: June 30, 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States Joined North Baltimore Aquatic Club at age of 7 is hyper.
SWIMMING TYPE WHERE SPECIAL WORDS SWIMMING STYLES EQUIPMENT
Luke Ivey, Aaron Manning, Riley McCracken. In 1999, Speedo introduced the Fastskin line of swimsuits, designed to reduce drag during swimming On February.
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Timeline of Events in Michael Phelps Life
Smart Materials AQA GCSE REVISION. Biomimetics These fabrics have been designed to mimic nature Speedo’s Fastskin® swimsuit was developed using V-shaped.
Cassidy Butler. Composition Fastskins are made from synthetic fabrics, which are made from petrochemicals Petrochemicals are chemicals found in petroleum.
Record Breaking Performance Swimwear. Wool Suits 1900s Cotton Suits 1930s Nylon Suits 1950s Elasticated Fibers Suits 1970s Full Body suits 2000s A Chronology.
Robert Korzeniowski Excellent Polish race walker, I think recently the best Polish sportsman.
SCIENCE IN OLYMPICS Do you know the composition of a GOLD medal? Gold and silver medals are 92.5% silver. Gold medals must be plated with at least 6.
Purpose Hypothesis Method Data Analysis 1. Set up the timing system in the water. 2. Have your participant do a 10 minute warm up; a nice and easy 500.
History People have been swimming for thousands of years, the only country where swimming races were a common occurrence before the 1800’s was Japan.
IRS Project Presentation Done By Randy Tan. Research Question Does wearing a swim cap or a swimsuit make you swim faster? Does wearing a swim cap or a.
PowerPoint by: Kendall and Jordan Information by: Kendall, Ben, and Jordan.
PDHPE HSC Enrichment Day 2010 Improving Performance.
He was born in Baltimore Maryland on 6/30/85. He began swimming when he was 7 years old. His full name is Michael Fred Phelps II.
Laure Manaudou. Laure Manaudou is a French Olympic, world and European champion swimmer She was born on October 9 th, 1986 in Villeurbanne, in France.
Michael Phelps By Adam Livingston. What made Michael Phelps famous? Michael has the record for most gold metals won in the Olympics Michael has broken.
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