The Resource Newton at the bat : the science in sports, edited by Eric W. Schrier and William F. Allman

Newton at the bat : the science in sports, edited by Eric W. Schrier and William F. Allman

Label
Newton at the bat : the science in sports
Title
Newton at the bat
Title remainder
the science in sports
Statement of responsibility
edited by Eric W. Schrier and William F. Allman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GV558
  • RC1235
LC item number
  • .N48 1984
  • .N48 1984
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
QT 260 S379
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schrier, Eric W
  • Allman, William F
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports sciences
  • Force and energy
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • Force et énergie
  • Force and energy
  • Sports sciences
Label
Newton at the bat : the science in sports, edited by Eric W. Schrier and William F. Allman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : Balls and other flying objects -- Pitching rainbows : Untold physics of the curve ball -- What makes a knuckleball dance? -- Baseball's dirty tricks -- In search of the perfect jump shot -- A slice of golf -- Bowling : the great oil debate -- Pool-hall science -- Why does a boomerang come back? -- Fairy tale physics of Frisbees -- Part II : Gear -- Soul of a running shoe -- Tuning the track -- Artificial turf : is the grass greener? -- The tennis racquet -- A mountaineer's best friends -- Cross-country skiing : the hows of wax -- Building better bikes -- Indys' wings of victory -- Part III : The body -- Wrestling with weight loss -- Winning recipes in the athlete's kitchen -- The physiology of keeping cool -- Weight lifting : what makes muscles work -- Architecture of the knee -- Growing pains for the young athlete -- World records : The limits of human performance -- Part IV : Form -- Ballistics of speed skiing -- Skiing on air -- Propellers, paddlewheels, and swimming faster -- Physics on the high dive -- Pole vaulting : biomechanics at the bar -- The backward physiology of crew -- Straight shooting -- Marathoning with maps -- The finer points of darts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 178 pages
Isbn
9780684181301
Lccn
84001299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10403492
  • (OCoLC)ocm10403492
Label
Newton at the bat : the science in sports, edited by Eric W. Schrier and William F. Allman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : Balls and other flying objects -- Pitching rainbows : Untold physics of the curve ball -- What makes a knuckleball dance? -- Baseball's dirty tricks -- In search of the perfect jump shot -- A slice of golf -- Bowling : the great oil debate -- Pool-hall science -- Why does a boomerang come back? -- Fairy tale physics of Frisbees -- Part II : Gear -- Soul of a running shoe -- Tuning the track -- Artificial turf : is the grass greener? -- The tennis racquet -- A mountaineer's best friends -- Cross-country skiing : the hows of wax -- Building better bikes -- Indys' wings of victory -- Part III : The body -- Wrestling with weight loss -- Winning recipes in the athlete's kitchen -- The physiology of keeping cool -- Weight lifting : what makes muscles work -- Architecture of the knee -- Growing pains for the young athlete -- World records : The limits of human performance -- Part IV : Form -- Ballistics of speed skiing -- Skiing on air -- Propellers, paddlewheels, and swimming faster -- Physics on the high dive -- Pole vaulting : biomechanics at the bar -- The backward physiology of crew -- Straight shooting -- Marathoning with maps -- The finer points of darts
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 178 pages
Isbn
9780684181301
Lccn
84001299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10403492
  • (OCoLC)ocm10403492

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