The Resource Football physics: : the science of the game, (electronic resource)

Football physics: : the science of the game, (electronic resource)

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Football physics: : the science of the game
Title
Football physics:
Title remainder
the science of the game
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Language
eng
Summary
Do you cringe when a linebacker flattens a quarterback? Hold your breath when a field goal sails toward the goalpost? Watch in amazement as a touchdown pass spirals down the field? Behind those big hits, long kicks, and sensational throws is a science that will give you a whole new perspective on the game of football. A combination of Stephen Hawking and Mike Ditka, physicist and football fan Timothy Gay breaks down the fundamental laws of physics that govern America's most exciting spectator sport. To illustrate the science behind the game, he highlights some of football's recent memorable moments, along with legendary feats from the likes of Franco Harris and Joe Montana. Did you Know? Newton's Second Law of Physics proves that Dick Butkushit running backs with the force of a small killer whale. The average force with which a football must be kickedduring kickoff is 450 lbs. But for an instant, the force maybe as much as a ton. Shaun Rogers, firing off the line of scrimmage, can developas much as four horsepower by himself
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1953-
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Gay, Timothy J.
Dewey number
796.332/03
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Football
  • Physics
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Football physics: : the science of the game, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11458340
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multicolored
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MWT11458340
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11458340
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Football physics: : the science of the game, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11458340
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11458340
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11458340
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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