Physics on the piste

HAAKE, Steve (1996). Physics on the piste. Physics World, 9 (12), p. 40.

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Let me tell you something straight away before I start. I am not a skier. To be honest, it's something that has always frightened me a little. I have long legs, and whenever I think of skiing, I imagine coming home with both of them in plaster. It's surprising, therefore, that David Lind and Scott Sanders' book actually makes me want to give it a go. And having read the book, I now feel that I have an idea of the physical principles involved. I might even be able to make my body do the right things – although I somehow doubt it.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
Page Range: p. 40
Depositing User: Carole Harris
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2017 10:48
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 11:00

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