GAINcast Episode 89: How Speed Happens (with Peter Weyand)

Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development

$2.5 million NSF grant to SMU will give teachers a math assessment tool to help students

A $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, targets the ongoing struggle of U.S. elementary and high school students with math.

Texas Tribune: The Q&A — Paige Ware, SMU Simmons School

In this week’s Q&A, The Texas Tribune interviews Paige Ware, who chairs the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University.

Quartz: The science explaining how Usain Bolt became the fastest human in the world

Quartz magazine featured the research of SMU human speed expert Peter Weyand for a story about how world championship sprinter Usain Bolt runs so fast.

How Stuff Works: Scientists Discover Something Mind-blowing About How Usain Bolt Runs

How Stuff Works covered the research of Peter Weyand and his colleagues on the asymmetrical running gait of the world's fastest man.

The New York Times: Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride

The New York Times covers the research of SMU locomotion expert Dr. Peter Weyand and his SMU Locomotor Performance Lab in "Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom."

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