Science of the Summer Games

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This fascinating book explores the "science" behind the sports in the summer Olympic games. Originally commissioned by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, it provides readers of all ages with scientific and historical facts -- as well as interesting anecdotes -- about our most popular sports! Events Covered -- History of the Olympics -- Basketball -- Long runs -- Boxing -- Shot put -- Cycling -- Sprint runs -- Discus throw -- Swimming -- Gymnastics -- Water polo -- Hammer throw -- Diving -- Tennis -- ...

Science of the Summer Games 1996, Delmar Thomson Learning

ISBN-13: 9781886801141

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