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How can physics be applied to improve performance in ball sports?

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Resources

Text Resources

  • Daish, C B 1972, The Physics of Ball Games, English Universities Press
  • Griffing, DF 1987, The Dynamics of Sport, Dalog.
  • Hay, JC 1985, The Biomechanics of Sports Techniques, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Schrier, EW & Allman, WF (eds) 1987, Newton at the Bat: The Science in Sports, Macmillan, New York.

Relevant papers from recent Physics Teachers Conferences

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Adobe PDF

Using 'Conceptual Understanding Procedures' (CUPs) in the teaching of Motion

52.1 kB

Material from the workshop by Pam Mulhall, University of Melbourne at the 2011 Physics Teachers Conference.

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Assessment Ideas

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Force, Impulse and Momentum Test

22.8 kB

Force, Impulse and Momentum Unit Test.

Text

Straight Line Motion

75.3 kB

A test on straight line motion.

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