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The science behind track and field /

The science behind track and field /
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01165189 530 SCI
Adult Non-Fiction   Parkes . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781491481622
Shelf Location 530 SCI
Author Amstutz, Lisa J.:
Title The science behind track and field / by Lisa J. Amstutz.
Portion of title Track and field
Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint, 2016.
still image.
Series Edge books. Science of the Summer Olympics ;
Contents Notes Going for the gold -- Run like the wind -- One giant leap -- Throwing competitions.
Summary Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault, and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work. As a high jumper takes off, potential energy is converted into kinetic energy. A discus thrower builds up momentum while spinning. Find out how science is involved in Olympic track and field events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal. Ages 9+
Target audience 8-9.
4 to 6.
Subject Junior non-fiction
Sports sciences -- Juvenile literature
Track athletics -- Juvenile literature
Track and field -- Juvenile literature
Olympics -- Juvenile literature
Sports sciences -- Juvenile literature
Olympic games -- Juvenile literature
Additional author Walsh, Mark:
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