A sport consists of an activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose: for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. A wide variety of physical principles are involved in the rules and practice of sports, and this category intends to identify them.
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How the Physics of Football Works
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] There's a reason why some passes miss their target, and others land right in the receiver's hands. Offers a view of the game from different angle.
The Physics of Soccer
[ Teens ] Discusses shape of a soccer ball, spin effects, motion of projectiles.
Sport Science at Exploratorium
[ Kids/Teens ] Examines the most popular team and recreational sports, including baseball, cycling, skateboard, and hockey. Also includes highlights on bouncing balls, rock climbing, and facts.
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