By College of Engineering
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Engineers are creative problem-solvers who invent and improve almost anything related to our health, happiness, safety and, yes, even athletics. In this video series, The Ohio State University College of Engineering partners with the Ohio State Athletics department to show the science and engineering that goes into our favorite sports.
|1||CleanVideoA Spike in Power||What does volleyball have to do with Newton's Second Law of Motion? Engineering student-athletes Christy Blough and Luisa Schirmer show you while Associate Professor Brian Harper digs down into the science behind spiking in volleyball.||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoHow a Curveball Curves||Just how does a curveball curve? We explore the science and engineering of the elusive curveball with the Ohio State Buckeye’s baseball team. It's all about Bernoulli, Magnus, and aerodynamics... and just a little bit of athleticism.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideo(Scarlet and) Gray Matter Matters in Football||What could cognitive systems engineering possibly have to do with football? Find out in this episode featuring Ohio State’s linebacker and engineering student, Joe Burger, and Sr. Researcher and Lecturer, Mike Rayo.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoGolf and the Back – Adding Insight to Injury||Lower back pain is consistently cited as the most common injury affecting golfers. In this episode, we examine what the spine endures during a golf swing. We also share about approaches in preventing and treating golf-related back injuries.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoRowing is Engineered for Speed||This episode explores the science and engineering of going fast on the water with the College of Engineering and the Rowing Buckeyes.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoSweet Spot Science||On a tennis racket, there are two locations referred to as the sweet spot that maximizes the power of a tennis swing. In this episode, we visit the Ohio State Indoor Tennis Center to chat with engineering major and men's tennis team leader Kevin Metka.||5/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|