eBook Skateboarding, 1st Edition

  • Lizabeth Craig
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  • ISBN-10: 1420512129
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512120
  • DDC: 796.22
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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About

Overview

This new addition to the Science Behind Sports Series examines the history of skateboarding as well as the physics used during the sport. The title also examines the equipment used, how the athletes should train, and other aspects of the sport.

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.
  • In addition, a subject-specific glossary, bibliography and index provide further tools for researching the sports and concepts discussed throughout the volume.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Story of Skateboarding.
Chapter 2: The Science of Skateboard Design.
Chapter 3: The Physics of Skateboarding.
Chapter 4: Training and Conditioning for Skateboarding.
Chapter 5: Skateboarding Injuries.
Chapter 6: Skateboarding Culture and Psychology.