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A dance and sports science student from International School Bangkok gets hands-on learning at at Mahidol University’s Sports Science & Technology College (published with permission)
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Secondary education students studying both dance & sports science got to explore state-of-the-art facilities at Mahidol University’s Sports Science & Technology College in Bangkok. A small group of International School Bangkok (ISB) students were guided by professors Parunchaya Jamkrajang and Chris Mawinnie as they literally connected their embodied knowledge to the laboratory testing capabilities of motion analysis. The student pictured is jointly studying dance and sports science as 2-year courses within the International Baccalaureate (IB) program of studies.

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