The Science and Technology of Sports: The Science and Technology of Hockey, 1st Edition

  • Hal Marcovitz
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  • ISBN-10: 1682826546
  • ISBN-13: 9781682826546
  • DDC: 796.962
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020
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Athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance. Various physical forces and biomechanical factors also help determine speed, stamina, accuracy, and more. This book shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Science of the Hockey Puck.
1: The Biomechanics of Skating.
2: The Science of Shooting.
3: A Focus on Goaltending.
4: Injuries and How They Happen.
5: How Analytics Is Changing Hockey.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.