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Football (Science Behind Sports)

Published Date: March 5, 2012

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17.8 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm


Football – The physics behind passing, catching (especially with eyes closed), and those bone-crushing tackles.

2013 Winner Young Adult Book, AZ-NM Book Awards

Books in this series explore the scientific principles behind some of the most popular team and individual sports; basic physical science concepts are explained in an engaging and accessible manner. This new title in the Science behind Sports series provides an in-depth look at the scientific principles involved in the game of football. The text includes a discussion of the types of exercises trainers use to build overall strength. 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.

  • Library Binding: 104 pages
  • Grades: 7-10
  • Publisher: Lucent Books; 1 edition
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1420505947
  • ISBN-13: 978-1420505948
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm


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