Skiing (Science Behind Sports) (Library Binding)

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Author Melissa Abramovitz offers a wild ride into the scientific principles of skiing. Readers are introduced to the sport by a richly detailed history. The physics of snow, skis, and skiers are then discussed. The training and lifestyle choices that are necessary for success is explained. The mental aspects, such as mustering courage and the psychology behind the sport are presented. Downhill, cross-country, jumping, freestyle are thoroughly explained. Lastly, readers learn about the injuries related to the sport.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781420511550
ISBN-10: 1420511556
Publisher: Lucent Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2014
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: Science Behind Sports