A basketball, with the Perot bracket logo around it, bouncing on an empty basketball court.

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Sports Hall

Good for

All Ages

Location

Lower Level

Brain Juice Focus

Sports

 

Get moving!

Put your athletic prowess to the test and understand the physical and mental demands it takes to become a great athlete. Inside the Sports Hall, you'll discover that every field, court, track, and gym is a hands-on science lab. Get into the action by throwing a fastball, kicking a soccer ball, or turning cartwheels — while a high-speed camera captures it all for you to analyze when you’re done.

Don't Miss!
Two people running a race against a cheetah.

Put your feet to the test

Think you're faster than a T. rex or a cheetah? What about NFL running back Jamaal Charles? Step up to the starting line, and get ready to run.

A young girl trying to beat the game with her hands.

Think fast

You have two general types of muscle fibers: slow-twitch and fast-twitch. Put your fast-twitch muscles to the test in the Reaction Time exhibit and see if you can beat the high score.

A young girl learning about exercise, diet, and training habits.

Keep your body in peak condition

Understand the exercise, diet, and training habits of athletes and how you can apply the same techniques to your own lifestyle.

A young man shoots a basketball.

Train like an athlete in the Motion Lab

Discover how small changes in technique can boost your performance. Watch your moves in slow motion to learn how to perfect your technique.

Put your feet to the test

Think fast

Keep your body in peak condition

Train like an athlete in the Motion Lab

Sports Hall Scavenger Hunt

  • Check out the autographs from local athletes on the squares of the back wall of the Motion Lab
  • Find an authentic FC Dallas jersey and soccer ball autographed by players
  • Race on the Run Wall (you know you want to try it!)
A view overlooking the Sports Hall area where many people are congregating.

What to do next

From the physical demands of the body to the microscopic inner workings, our bodies are incredible machines. Expand your understanding of what it means to be human in the Being Human Hall, where you'll explore human anatomy, the power of our brains, and our origins!

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