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Author: Colleen CraigDominique CardonaLaurie ColbertAlan AldaChedd-Angier Production Company.All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Calgary, Alan Alda visits with Joan Vickers, whose research on where athletes focus their gaze has improved the skills of basketball and tennis players, golfers, even darts players. Alda goes to Boston's famed Fenway Park to check out its high-tech equipment, spun off from missile-tracking research, helping baseball umpires separate balls from strikes. He visits the Tennis Science Center at UC-Davis to sneak tips  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Documentary
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)60172527
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen Craig; Dominique Cardona; Laurie Colbert; Alan Alda; Chedd-Angier Production Company.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 191848656
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 6, 2008).
Originally produced as a segment of the television program Scientific American Frontiers in 2002.
Performer(s): Hosted by Alan Alda.
Target Audience: Age group: NR.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 298267KB).
Other Titles: Scientific American.
Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Responsibility: production, Chedd-Angier in association with Scientific American magazine ; producer, Colleen Craig ; directors, Dominique Cardona, Laurie Colbert.

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In Calgary, Alan Alda visits with Joan Vickers, whose research on where athletes focus their gaze has improved the skills of basketball and tennis players, golfers, even darts players. Alda goes to Boston's famed Fenway Park to check out its high-tech equipment, spun off from missile-tracking research, helping baseball umpires separate balls from strikes. He visits the Tennis Science Center at UC-Davis to sneak tips on his own favorite sport.

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