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The Science of a Carve Turn

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

This book discusses the science behind various elements of downhill skiing, particularly the carve turn. The chapters examine case studies of famous sports moments, explain how the athletes perform these actions, and document the history of how scientists, doctors, and coaches have been working to make these sports safer. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. A timeline provides history, key developments, and advancements associated with the sport.

Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5


Available Formats Reinforced book (9781633625808), Paperback (9781633626706), PDF (9781633627604), ePub (9781634702881), Hosted ebook (9781633628502), Kindle (9781634701488)
Publication Date 08/01/2015
Graphics Full-color photographs
Language English
Copyright 2016
Dewey 796.93
Lexile 990L