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NPR: How Today’s Athletes are Playing Harder, Faster, and Longer

Sparta Science featured on NPR Podcast

 

Host: Michael Krasny

May 31, 2018 (MENLO PARK, CA) Thanks to the evolution of sports science, professional athletes are extending their playing days well beyond their youth — quarterback Tom Brady is 40. Serena Williams is pushing 37. Soccer player Carli Lloyd turns 36 this summer. In “Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age” journalist Jeff Bercovici illustrates how science is extending the timeline of athleticism. What questions do you have about staying agile while aging?

Guests: Jeff Bercovici, San Francisco Bureau Chief, Inc. Magazine; author, “Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age”

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