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Session 3 Day 3 12-14-12

Today was a very productive day for the da Vinci group. We got very far ahead in our project and are doing very well. We worked and got the majority of our graphs which helped us to analyze and convey … Continue reading

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Session 3 Day 2, 12-13-12

On this fine day, we began by finishing the last of the tests on our new athlete which meant we had completed all of our tests for the experiment aside from the caffeine test.  This test was successfully completed during … Continue reading

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YSDE Session 3 Day 1 12-12-12

The first day of this session was short, so we could only do a few tests. These tests were already finished during the last session, except one of our athletes had not understood the parameters for the test and we … Continue reading

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11-12-12

Today we tested  the aerobic and  the strength test. The aerobic test we did on the elliptical was completing an exercise made to burn 50 calories while maintaining a 55-60 rpm speed to standardize the test. The exercise was completed with … Continue reading

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The Douglas Bag 10/27

Today we started to build a Douglas Bag, A Douglas Bag functions to trap air for measurement purposes. The materials we had to work with to design the Douglas Bag were mostly common household items. The materials included the following … Continue reading

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10/28 – Solving Problems on Day 5

After testing the bag further, we discovered a fault in our Douglas bag. With the exhalation going into the bag and not being able to escape, the humidity inside the bag caused the sensors to malfunction. Condensation built up on … Continue reading

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Day of Ideas 10/26

Today Danny brought a heart rate monitor. We started this day off with a running heart rate test. These test came to unfortunate events as most of our athletes were coming up as being dead.

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Meeting Of The Old And The New And What To Do 10/24 – 10/25

We arrived at Canaan Valley Institute yesterday. To begin our adventures here at YSDE, we decided to run a simple experiment to measure the effect running has on our heart rates. This experiment was conducted by testing everyone’s resting heart … Continue reading

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