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Ralph Mann is the founder and President of CompuSport. He is a pioneer in conducting sports research, and using these results to produce computer-based teaching technology. Mann earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Brigham Young University in 1972, followed by a Doctorate degree in Biomechanics at Washington State University in 1976. As a tenured Professor at the University of Kentucky, he published over 40 articles and over 20 grant reports. In 1982, Mann was one of the six individuals that created the program that brought sports science to United States of America Track and Field (USATF). Since that time, his research on the sprints and hurdles have been published in The Mechanics of Sprinting and Hurdling.