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Sports biomechanics : the basics : optimising human performance

Author: Anthony Blazevich
Publisher: London : A & CB, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For coaches, athletes, and students of biomechanics, Sports Biomechanics: the basics answers real-world questions in sports using easily comprehensible language and clear and concise diagrams. Each chapter is devoted to answering questions in a single area of sports biomechanics with the scientific underpinnings of sports performance clearly explained.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blazevich, Anthony.
Sports biomechanics.
London : A & CB, 2007
(OCoLC)742392361
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Blazevich
ISBN: 9780713678710 0713678712
OCLC Number: 84996812
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Position, velocity and acceleration --
Angular position, velocity and acceleration --
Projectile motion --
Newton's laws --
The impulse-momentum relationship --
Torque and the centre of mass --
Angular kinetics --
Conservation of angular momentum --
Work, power and energy --
Collisions --
The coefficient of restitution --
Friction --
Fluid dynamics --
drag --
Hydrodynamics --
drag --
Hydrodynamics --
propulsion --
The magnus effect --
The kinetic chain.
Responsibility: Anthony Blazevich.

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