Whether you're running or spectating at the Boston Marathon this year, a visit to Museum of Science will teach you the latest in endurance sports science! The museum has created special exibits and hands-on activities that will allow visitors to explore the science behind long-distance endurance running. Combined with presentations by special guests, visitors will gain a better understanding the forces experienced by the runner's body, and what training does to minimize their effects.
Special Marathon Exhibits will include:
- Tracking the Runners
- How Would a T. Rex Run a Marathon?
- Why Do You Need a Blanket After Running 26.2 Miles?
- Human Evolution and Locomotion
- Live Animal Locomotion Presentation]
- You Are What You Eat