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Hot New Books

Football Physics:
The Science of the Game



Title: Football Physics: The Science of the Game

Author: Timothy Gay, Ph.D.

Publisher: Rodale

Overview: Dr. Timothy Gay helps readers relive some of the greatest moments in football history as he uses NFL action photos and original diagrams to explain the dynamics of running, blocking, kicking, tacklingand watchingthe game. A terrific tool for getting kids interested in physics, and a great read for both science and football fans.

Link (to book excerpt): How Helmets Work

Article by Linda Starr
Education World®
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11/22/2004