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.