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STEM in sports. Engineering

Author: Tim Newcomb
Publisher: Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2015]
Series: STEM in sports.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"You can't play sports without a place to play. Inside, find out how engineers are changing the way people view and play sports around the world. Read how talented engineers are becoming all-stars by creating arenas and stadiums that thrill fans. Check out advances in engineering that are changing how athletes dress and coaches coach. From the giant size of stadiums to the micro-engineering of uniform fabric, from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Newcomb
ISBN: 9781422232316 142223231X
OCLC Number: 894491685
Target Audience: Age 12.; Grades 7 to 8.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is STEM? --
Athletes --
Teams --
Arenas and fields --
Gear.
Series Title: STEM in sports.
Other Titles: Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in sports.
Responsibility: by Tim Newcomb.

Abstract:

"You can't play sports without a place to play. Inside, find out how engineers are changing the way people view and play sports around the world. Read how talented engineers are becoming all-stars by creating arenas and stadiums that thrill fans. Check out advances in engineering that are changing how athletes dress and coaches coach. From the giant size of stadiums to the micro-engineering of uniform fabric, from 3-D printing of running shoes to growing grass indoors, engineers find themselves atop the victory stand over and over again."--Provided by publisher.

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