Steadman Philippon Research Institute’s science club is growing the next generation of scientists

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Scientists are a curious group who want to know stuff like:“Can wearing a backpack while skiing or snowboarding change your balance and cause injuries?”“Can bad running form cause stress fractures and other injuries?”“Do elite competitive skiers tend to have more back problems than we mere mortals?”This is not a multiple choice test, but the correct answers are “Yes,” and “All of the above.”We know this because local high school scientists did all kinds of research through the Steadman Philippon Research Institute’s Education and Public Outreach Committee, EPOC. It’s chaired by Senenne Philippon, and inspires elementary, middle and high …

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