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Sport science

Sport science- a scientific study on how sport has an affect on the human body.

Sport science includes: biomechanics, physiology and psychology.

Biomechanics- analysis of the human body movement.

Physiology- analysis of the human body.

Psychology- analysis of the human mind.

Benefits of sport science:

  • evaluates an athlete's strengths and weaknesses
  • evaluates an athlete's health status
  • provides short term goals

Drawbacks of sport science:

  • can be very costly
  • the process is not always 100% efficient 
  • can be time consuming 
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