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.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level
Dewey 796.42/2
Lexile 960
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
Guided Reading Level S
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781633625860), Paperback (9781633626768), PDF (9781633627666), ePub (9781634702942), Hosted ebook (9781633628564), Kindle (9781634701549)
Copyright 2016
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

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.