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ERIC Number: EJ980908
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jun
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
Citius, Altius, Fortius
Starr, Sean
School Science Review, v93 n345 p85-91 Jun 2012
There is an expectation that at each Olympic Games, and at other international events, new record performances will be achieved. This article describes some of the research that has been done to consider whether (as a result of human endeavour alone), records will always continue to be broken or whether there are limits to the shortest achievable times in running and swimming, or the greatest achievable heights or distances in jumping events. (Contains 1 box and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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