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CONTENTS Introduction 1. The Bouncing Ball 1.1 Measuring the Bounce of a Soccer Ball 1.2 Effect on the Ball of the Impact with the Ground 1.3 Where Does the Lost Motion Go? 1.4 Energy of Deformation 2. Getting a Kick Out of Soccer 2.1 Compound Motion 2.2 Best Angle to Launch a Soccer Ball 2.3 Standing Kick Versus Running Kick 2.4 Conservation of Momentum 3. Dribbling, Heading, Passing, and Offside Calls 3.1 Should You Pass or Dribble? 3.2 Controlling the Angles When the Ball Is Headed 3.3 How the Angle Affects Kicking Accuracy 3.4 The Offside Call 4. Kicking and Dragging 4.1 Air Drag 4.2 Air Drag and Height 4.3 Smooth versus Turbulent Air Flow 5. Spin, Drag, and the Socker Kick 5.1 Kicking a Ball Off-Center 5.2 The Side Kick 5.3 The Bernoulli Principle 5.4 The Magnus Force The Final Swerve and Dive Into the Net Glossary Further Reading Internet Addresses Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Physics -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Soccer -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Force and energy -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Motion -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Science projects -- Juvenile literature.