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An inquiry approach is a method often used in science education. The question bank provides an initial list of questions about the Sporting Edge and places where their answers can be found.

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Sporting Edge questions.

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The following questions look at the physiology and the biomechanics of muscles and at strength training. The key question is how strength training can improve sporting performance.

Q. What is muscle?
Q. How do muscles work?
Q. What do muscles look like?
Q. Where are my muscles?
Q. How do muscles and bones work together?
Q. How can I work out how strong I am?
Q. Where do my muscles get their energy from?
Q. How come some people are better sprinters than others?
Q. What affects how well muscles work?
Q. What are New Zealand scientists doing about this?

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