How do elite athletes perform such miraculous feats of physical agility? This eye-opening documentary series studies the world of sport through the lens of science, as A-list athletes team up with scientific investigators to conduct studio and field tests that reveal what it takes to make the human body achieve the seemingly impossible. Which sport does the most physical damage to those who play? Which one demands the fastest reaction time? What does the perfect athlete look like? And just how do you bend it like Beckham, anyway?