Series: Edge Books: Science of the Summer Olympics
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Raintree; UK ed. edition (February 11, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 1.6 x 9.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 13388652
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
A captivated audience watches the dizzying spins of gymnasts, the powerful glides of top swimmers and the goal-scoring kicks of football players. The Summer Olympics have started! But there's more than speed and skill involved in the athletes' medal-worthy performances. Science plays a role in each well-rehearsed movement, in top speeds and even the protective gear used in the Olympics. Take young readers behind the scenes to have a close look at...