Mechanics of Sport: A Practitioner's Guide

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Human Kinetics, 1997 - Education - 213 pages
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All great sport performances are based on the best use of the laws of physics and mechanics. Gerry Carr explains the mechanical concepts underlying performance techniques in a way that's easy to understand, showing readers how to observe, analyze, and correct sport technique for better performance. You'll find no confusing formulas or equations here. But you will find 19 real-life examples throughout the text that illustrate key principles. Plus, more than 200 superb illustrations highlight the author's explanations. Mechanics of Sport: A Practitioner's Guide makes the fundamentals of sport mechanics easy to understand and apply to enhance sport performance.

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