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The science behind gymnastics

By: Carmichael, L. E.

Part of the Science of the Summer Olympics series
1474711464 / 9781474711463
Paperback
09/03/2017
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United Kingdom
23 cm 32 pages : illustrations (colour)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 230418, Points 0.50, Book Level 5.50,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. "Book band level: Red plus"--Back cover. Originally published: 2016.

Behind every jump, spin and flip of Olympic gymnastics, science is at work.

Centrifugal force is at work in a midair spin and a strong centre of gravity is involved in balance beam routines.

Newton's Third Law of Motion springs into action as a gymnast flies into the air in the vaulting event.

Find out how science is involved in all your favourite gymnastics events and how gymnasts take science into account as they chase the gold medal.

BIC:

5AJ Interest age: from c 8 years, YNT Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage), YNWG Athletics & gymnastics (Children's / Teenage)

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