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Surfing( )
Editor: Gale,
Author: Nardo, Don
Series title:Science Behind Sports Ser.
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Lucent Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $49.50
Book Description:

Author Don Nardo examines the many aspects of science underlying the popular sport of surfing. This book discusses the physics of waves, the science behind board shape and how riders stay on the board, covering the principles of gravity, buoyancy, and water surface tension. It also covers the scientific principles behind movements such as popping-up on the board; catching a wave; riding a wave; turning; the hang-ten; the duck dive; the turtle roll; and others. Other connections to...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.78 x 22.86 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.028 Kilograms

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