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

  • Bradley Steffens
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  • ISBN-10: 1682826503
  • ISBN-13: 9781682826508
  • DDC: 796.323
  • 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: Beyond Statistics.
1: The Biomechanics of Basketball.
2: Mapping the Game.
3: Making Practice More Effective.
4: A Scientific Approach to Shooting.
5: Applying Technology to Physical Training.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.