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Francisco featured in Winter Olympics segment


Professor Joseph Francisco is featured in an NBC News science segment as part of the network's coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics. In the story, he explains how cross-country skiers train their bodies to efficiently convert oxygen into muscle energy. The video clip, The Internal Athlete: Cross-Country Skiing, can be viewed on NBC Learn—the educational web site of the network's news division. The 16-part series unravels the science and engineering behind the Olympic Winter Games.

Watch the clip below on YouTube. Professor Francisco appears at 2:05 in the clip.

Joseph Francisco
Professor Physical Chemistry