Higher, Further, Faster...: Is Technology Improving Sport?

Higher, Further, Faster...: Is Technology Improving Sport?

by Stewart Ross
     
 

In Higher, Further, Faster...sports fanatic Stewart Ross looks at the impact of technology on elements common to many sports - such as balls, surfaces, clothing and drugs - and examines the controversies that arise almost daily, from golf club technology to the use of Hawk-eye. Ross also looks ahead to the techno-future of major sports such as football,

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In Higher, Further, Faster...sports fanatic Stewart Ross looks at the impact of technology on elements common to many sports - such as balls, surfaces, clothing and drugs - and examines the controversies that arise almost daily, from golf club technology to the use of Hawk-eye. Ross also looks ahead to the techno-future of major sports such as football, athletics, swimming, tennis, golf, cricket and cycling and wonders, where will they be 75 years from now?

Are referees and umpires becoming redundant?

Who's winning the drugs war, the dopers or testers?

Will we see a Super-Human Olympics?

Is modern professional sport more about technology than talent?

Can athletes from developing countries ever hope to compete at the highest level?

Discover. Question. Provoke.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470516515
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/29/2008
Series:
Science Museum TechKnow Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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