Table of contents for Ace your sports science project : great science fair ideas / Robert Gardner, Barbara Gardner Conklin, and Madeline Goodstein.

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Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1 Physical Conditioning: Are You Ready for Action? 
1-1 Testing Your Physical Condition 
1-2* Aerobic Exercise, Heart Rate, and Performance
1-3 Anaerobic Exercise and Performance
1-4* Conditioning and Vital Capacity
1-5* Tired Muscles
Chapter 2 What Makes a Good Athlete?
2-1* Speed on the Base Paths 
2-2 Throwing Speed From the Outfield
2-3 Are Passes Really Faster? 
2-4 Where To Pass the Puck or Ball
2-5 How To Kick a Football the Maximum Distance
2-6* Sports and Center of Gravity
2-7* A Football's Center of Gravity and Passing
2-8* Where Is a Bat's Sweet Spot?
2-9* Shooting Positions: Angle and Distance
Chapter 3 Sports and Physics
3-1* What Is the Importance of Follow-Through?
3-2 How To Catch a Ball With "Soft Hands?"
3-3* How To Determine the Rebound Rating of a Ball
3-4 Rules for Game Balls
3-5* Protection From Collisions
3-6 What Is the Magnus Effect?
3-7* Observation of the Bernoulli Principle
Chapter 4 Tennis, Golf, and Biking
4-1 How Spin Affects the Flight of a Tennis Ball
4-2* The Bounce: Rebound Angle Without Spin
4-3* Rebound Angle With Spin
4-4* What Is the Air Resistance of a Golf Ball?
4-5* Why Do Golfers Use So Many Different Clubs? 
4-6* Measuring Your Bicycle's Speed 
4-7* Work, Kinetic Energy, Efficiency, and Your Bike
4-8* Doing Work and Generating Power in Different Gears
Chapter 5 Baseball, Basketball, and Football
5-1 What Is a Baseball? 
5-2 Best Angle of Launch
5-3* Controlling the Bounciness of a Basketball
5-4* Topspin and Backspin
5-5 Getting the Basketball Into the Basket 
5-6* What Is the Effect of Spin on a Basketball?
5-7 The Football Is an Odd Ball
5-8* The Football Pass With and Without Spin
5-9* Punting a Football
Further Reading
Internet Sources
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Physics projects.
Physics -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
Sports -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
Physical education and training -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.