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Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero
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Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date:2008-12-01
ISBN-10:0801890632
ISBN-13:9780801890635
Number of Pages:300 Pages
Book Type:hardcover
Weight:476 gram
Books Dimensions:221 x 149 x 25 mm
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Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero


Possessing no supernatural powers, Batman is the realistic of all the superheroes. His feats are achieved through rigorous training and mental discipline, and with the aid of fantastic gadgets. Drawing on his training as a neuroscientist, kinesiologist, and martial artist, the author explores the question: could a mortal ever become Batman?
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Battling bad guys. High-tech hideouts. The gratitude of the masses. Who at some point in their life hasn't dreamed of being a superhero? Impossible, right? Or is it?Possessing no supernatural powers, Batman is the most realistic of all the superheroes. His feats are achieved through rigorous training and mental discipline, and with the aid of fantastic gadgets. Drawing on his training as a neuroscientist, kinesiologist, and martial artist, E. Paul Zehr explores the question: Could a mortal ever become Batman? Zehr discusses the physical training necessary to maintain bad-guy-fighting readiness while relating the science underlying this process, from strength conditioning to the cognitive changes a person would endure in undertaking such a regimen. In probing what a real-life Batman could achieve, Zehr considers the level of punishment a consummately fit and trained person could handle, how hard and fast such a person could punch and kick, and the number of adversaries that individual could dispatch. He also tells us what it would be like to fight while wearing a batsuit and the amount of food we'd need to consume each day to maintain vigilance as Gotham City's guardian.A fun foray of escapism grounded in sound science, "Becoming Batman" provides the background for attaining the realizable--though extreme--level of human performance that would allow you to be a superhero.

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