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November 9, 2014

Beyond Athleticism

In his new book, editor Mark McClusky reveals how science is making sports stars even better.

David Goldenberg

The Aggregation of Marginal Gains is not a super sexy title, so perhaps it’s better that Mark McClusky’s new book is instead called Faster, Higher, Stronger: How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes—and What We Can Learn from Them. But McClusky compellingly argues that the incredible performance of modern superathletes comes not from latching on to one big idea, but rather from their implementing the results of hundreds of experiments across the hugely varied field of sports science.

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