The Science of Basketball: The Top Ten Ways Science Affects the Game

The Science of Basketball: The Top Ten Ways Science Affects the Game

by Matt Chandler

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Overview

What makes a basketball bounce? How much are does it take to create the perfect shot? Get the inside scoop on how the game works with high-action photos and awesome science.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491486009
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Series: Top 10 Science
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1030L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

About the Author

Matt Chandler is a newspaper editor and freelance journalist from New York. Matt grew up in a family of hunters and developed his love of the outdoors early in life as a Boy Scout. Matt has been writing professionally since 1996. The New York Press Association named him an award-winning writer in 2007 and 2010.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Jump, Shoot, Score! 6

2 Angling for a Basket 10

3 Perfecting Ball Spin 12

4 Slam Science 14

5 The Dribble 16

6 The Perfect Layup 19

7 Does Momentum Matter? 20

8 Free Throw Form 22

9 The Science of Defense 25

10 Crowd Participation 28

Glossary 30

Read More 31

Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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