Sport: The Whole Muscle-Flexing Story: Extremely Important Questions (and Answers) About Sport from the Science Museum

Sport: The Whole Muscle-Flexing Story: Extremely Important Questions (and Answers) About Sport from the Science Museum

by Glenn Murphy

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Overview


Are Olympic athletes born stronger and faster than the rest of us? Why do tennis rackets have strings? How do gymnasts balance on their hands? Why do hurdlers do the splits when they jump? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, answers these and lots of other brilliant questions in this fascinating book about the science of sport. From running a marathon to beating your friends at basketball or being the bendiest gymnast around, find out everything you ever wanted to know about sports and games and what it is that makes athletes the best at what they do.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447254683
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Glenn Murphy wrote his first book, Why Is Snot Green?, while working at the Science Museum, London. Since then he has written around 20 popular-science titles aimed at kids and teens, including How Loud Can You Burp? and Space: The Whole Whizz-Bang Story.

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