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The science of soccer : a bouncing ball and a banana kick

Author: John Taylor
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014.
Series: Worlds of wonder.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a book that targets middle and high school players, Taylor explains the science behind the most popular sport in the world, soccer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Taylor, John, 1947-
Science of soccer
(DLC) 2013039145
(OCoLC)864411234
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Taylor
ISBN: 9780826354655 0826354653 1306463041 9781306463041
OCLC Number: 872273942
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards (Sports/Recreation) 2014
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The beautiful game --
An introduction to the physics and mathematics of soccer --
Follow the bouncing ball --
How about a banana split? --
Cracking the whip --
Putting it all together.
Series Title: Worlds of wonder.
Responsibility: John Taylor.

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