The Science and Technology of Sports: The Science and Technology of Track & Field, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
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  • ISBN-10: 1682826589
  • ISBN-13: 9781682826584
  • DDC: 612
  • 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 and technology shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Understanding Plus Hard Work Equals Success.
1: The Running Events.
2: The Jumping Events.
3: The Throwing Events.
4: Playing Surfaces and Equipment.
5: Injuries, Treatment, and Training.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.