Sportsology

  • Can you pitch like a pro?
  • Can you soar like a basketball player?
  • Are you strong enough to hold your own body weight for a minute or more?
  • Can you sprint to victory?
  • How fast can you react?

Discovery World is hosting a fantastic and fun exhibit called Sportsology which opens February 4th and runs through April 2017. Sponsored by Aurora Health Care and Marquette University, the exhibit features engaging, interactive challenges that allow you to test your athletic abilities and learn how your body works.

Explore how muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints help you perform at your best. Discover how your muscles work together to create power. Test your abilities and a whole lot more!

Experience the science of sports in Sportsology, only at Discovery World!

Sportsology is presented in partnership with Aurora Health Care & Marquette University.


To amplify the Sportsology exhibit experience, Discovery World is presenting five Saturday events in partnership with Aurora Health Care and Marquette University. Professionals from Aurora and Marquette will be at Discovery World to guide visitors through a hands-on exploration of sports medicine, performance technologies, and biomechanics.

Discover local innovation and excellence in biomechanical engineering, sports medicine, rehabilitation, and injury prevention. Explore the latest technology used in performance analytics and performance science. Learn about careers in Sport Medicine. And celebrate the Aurora Health Care and Marquette University’s new Athletic Performance Research Center.

Sportsology Saturdays Schedule:

  • February 25th – Injury Prevention
  • March 11th – Biomechanics and Performance Sciences
  • April 8th – Rehabilitation and Recovery
  • April 22nd – Innovative Technologies and Performance Analytics
  • April 29th – Celebrating Student Athletes

Join us at Discovery World for Sportsology Saturdays! Explore the innovation in Sports Medicine happening right in your own backyard and check back here for more Sportsology activities and events.

Sportsology Saturdays are presented in partnership with Aurora Health Care and Marquette University.

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