Science & Technology
Miracle Body: Breaking Limits With Hyper-Adaptability
- 1 x 49 min.
- Clean, M/E + English
- English script
- How far can the human body adapt?
Tatyana McFadden is a medalist in the Rio Paralympic Games in all the paratrack and field distances, from the 100 meters to the marathon. She has also won the world's four major marathons. An awesome feat by any standards. Scientific analysis reveals that her secret is in the exceptional command of her arms. Their machine-like precision is the result of her brain rewiring, a phenomenon called "hyper-adaptability."
As the COVID-19 pandemic holds much of the world in a frightening standstill, we offer this story about the wondrous potential of the human body to overcome seemingly impossible odds.