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What is the “mom disease” mothers suffer from in this story? Can dads be affected by this malady as well? How can parents effectively cure themselves of this illness?
Scripts often portray characters that have singular interests or abilities-athletics, academics, artistic, dramatic. Is that a realistic depiction? Can people be successful in more than one area of interest? How does Casey combine her abilities?
To better understand the science behind sports, check out the information and experiments at: http://www.exploratorium.edu/sports/ http://btc.montana.edu/olympics/physbio/biomechanics/bio-intro.html