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Full-Speed Sports

The Full-Speed Sports series discusses the science behind various elements and actions of sports. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

Cover: The Science of a Carve Turn

The Science of a Carve Turn

This book discusses the science behind various elements of downhill skiing, particularly the carve turn. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Cutback

The Science of a Cutback

This book discusses the science behind various elements of surfing, particularly the cutback. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Fastball

The Science of a Fastball

This book discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly a fastball. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Flip Turn

The Science of a Flip Turn

This book discusses the science behind various elements of swimming, particularly a flip turn. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Slap Shot

The Science of a Slap Shot

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice hockey, particularly a slap shot. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Spiral

The Science of a Spiral

This book discusses the science behind various elements of football, particularly a spiral. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Sprint

The Science of a Sprint

This book discusses the science behind various elements of track and field, particularly sprinting. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes… More »

 
Cover: The Science of a Triple Axel

The Science of a Triple Axel

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice-skating, particularly a triple axel. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes… More »

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