The Science of a Sprint
From the Set 21st Century Skills Library
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 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.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.7|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781633625860), Paperback (9781633626768), PDF (9781633627666), ePub (9781634702942), Hosted ebook (9781633628564), Kindle (9781634701549)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
Author: Ellen Labrecque
Ellen Labrecque is a freelance writer living in Yardley, Pennsylvania. Previously, she was a senior editor at Sports Illustrated Kids. Ellen loves to travel and then learn about new places and people she can write about in her books.