Topic: Weight lifting

Science Study Break Looks at Superhuman Strength

March 22, 2013

In this installment of Science Study Break Drs. Jan and Terry Todd, co-founders and co-directors of the Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, look at the strength of superheroes like Batman and the Avengers, and discuss the realities of human strength.

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Former "Strongest Woman in the World" Inducted Into National Fitness Hall of Fame

March 23, 2009

Dr. Jan Todd, who set more than 60 national and world records in women's power lifting and was listed in the Guinness Book of Records for over a decade, has been inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame. Todd is the Roy. J. McLean Fellow in Sport History at The University of Texas at Austin and co-director of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports, which also is at the university.

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