eBook Cycling, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Currie
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  • ISBN-10: 1420511203
  • ISBN-13: 9781420511208
  • DDC: 796.6
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This book presents the scientific principles and concepts relevant to the sport of cycling. Individual chapters discuss the concepts of motion, energy transfer, force, momentum, friction, aerodynamics, and gravity; nutrtition and training required for cycling; and the significant impact performance enhancing drugs has had on cycling.

Features and Benefits

  • Each volume in the series focuses on one sport and opens with a brief look at the featured sport's origins, history and changes to rules, equipment, or techniques.
  • Subsequent chapters cover the biomechanics and physiology of playing, related health and medical concerns, and the causes and treatment of sports-related injuries.
  • The full-color text is augmented by fact boxes, sidebars, photos, and detailed diagrams, charts and graphs.
  • In addition, a subject-specific glossary, bibliography and index provide further tools for researching the sports and concepts discussed throughout the volume.