Sports Lab: How Science Has Changed Sports

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What does science have to do with crime? With movies? With sports? With beauty, health, and fitness? How do they go together?This high interest/accessible series shows youngsters the relationship between science in the classroom and science in the real world, the world they know and are interested in.What makes a curve ball curve? How can computer software help Olympic skaters perfect their double axels? Can imagining winning really help an athlete win a race? Now this innovative book in the Science Lab series reveals how advances in fields ranging from aerodynamics and computer science to sports medicine and psychology have led to advances in the world of sports.

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
1933
CHAPTER THREE 1 5
1947
CHAPTER FIVE 33
1965
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About the author (1994)

Norman Dubie is the author of nineteen books of poetry and served as poetry editor for The Iowa Review and director of the graduate poetry workshop at the University of Iowa. He helped found the MFA program at Arizona State University in Tempe, where he teaches as a regents professor for creative writing.

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