NOVA - Season 7, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Race for the Gold

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How training and technology prime Olympic athletes. In East Germany, the women's swimming team is seen during a scientifically organized and controlled practice. In the U.S., computers are used to analyze marathoner Bill Rodgers' physique and running style and discus thrower Mac Wilkins' technique. Also: the effects of anabolic steroids on athletic performance.

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