The science behind soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports
|Format:||Print Book 2016|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies|
Behind every Summer Olympic scoring soccer kick, tennis-ball bounce, and hard-hitting volleyball serve, science is at work. The type of kick used on a soccer ball affects its path. An equestrian leans forward during a jump to help the horse balance. Cyclists wear tight clothing to reduce drag. Find out how science is involved in several popular Summer Olympic events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.
|Series||Edge books. Science of the Summer Olympics.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Soccer -- Juvenile literature.
Volleyball -- Juvenile literature.
Sports sciences -- Juvenile literature.
Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| North Mankato, Minnesota :2016
|Other Titles|| Soccer, volleyball, cycling, and other popular sports
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.