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Extreme environments, extraordinary feats

Human physiologist, professor and CTV sport science analyst Professor Greg Wells moderates the discussion about the body in extreme conditions.

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Ultra-marathoner and extreme athlete Ray Zahab shares his epic experiences pushing his body to its limit.

Professor Marius Locke and Dean Ira Jacobs explore how muscles, cells and the body's physiological systems adapt to extreme conditions and environments, including those experienced in military operational scenarios.

Professor Judith Andersen, of the University of Toronto Mississauga, addresses the impact of extreme physical and psychological stress on individuals.

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