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Science of the 2012 Summer Olympics: The Biomechanics of Usain Bolt

At the time this episode was created Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt held the World and Olympic records for the fastest time in the 100-meter sprint. Bolt's stride, strength, and muscle coordination make him not just a biomechanical marvel, but also a gold medal favorite at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

"Science of the 2012 Summer Olympics" is a 9-part video series produced in partnership with the National Science Foundation.

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