The Science Behind Athletics by Lisa J. Amstutz
  

The Science Behind Athletics

Written by Lisa J. Amstutz
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Part of the Edge Books: Science of the Summer Olympics Series

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Synopsis

The Science Behind Athletics by Lisa J. Amstutz

Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work. As a high jumper takes off, potential energy is converted into kinetic energy. A discus thrower builds up momentum while spinning. Find out how science is involved in Olympic track and field events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal.

About the Author

Lisa J. Amstutz is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for children and many magazine and newspaper articles. Her background includes a B.A. in Biology and an M.S. in Environmental Science/Ecology. She loves sharing amazing facts about science and nature with kids.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Lisa J. Amstutz
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Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd

Publication date

9th February 2017

ISBN

9781474711456


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