- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: November 3, 1998
Athletes today run faster, jump higher and hit harder. And as nutritionists, physicians, trainers and sports psychologists push the boundaries of human ability, engineers and scientists are making sure the equipment they use keeps pace.
From athletic shoes to high-tech protective gear that has saved countless lives, MODERN MARVELS® examines the contributions of engineering to the world of sports. Go into the labs where today's equipment companies develop their new products, and see how they are tested and brought to the marketplace. Trace the history of the most significant innovations, and see what the future may hold.
SPORTS TECH goes into the locker room and the laboratory to detail the often-overlooked contributions of engineering to the sports world.