The Physics of Sports1st Edition
1) Warm-up: Basic concepts
2) Racing, Mathematically
3) Net Force: Dwight Howard illustrates
4) Punts, the Fosbury Flop, and Other Projectile Motions
5) Curveballs, Foul Shots, and Bent Kicks
6) Game Changers: Collisions in Sports
7) Energy in Sports: Bursts of Power
8) Energy and Timing in Elastic Equipment
9) The Physics of Cycling
10) Twisting Athletes in Flight
11) Lines of Action on the Line of Scrimmage: The Torque Wars
12) A Barry Bonds Home Run
13) The Pole Vault
14) Is It Better to Run through First Base or to Dive?
A - Unit Conversions
B - Tables of Relevant Physical Properties
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
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