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The Science of a Cutback

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627611

This book discusses the science behind various elements of surfing, particularly the cutback. 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..

The Science of a Slap Shot

Ellen Labrecque (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627642

This book discusses the science behind various elements of ice hockey, particularly a slap shot. 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.

The Science of a Carve Turn

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627604

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.

The Science of a Fastball

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627628

This book discusses the science behind various elements of baseball, particularly a fastball. 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.

Show Jumping

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792581

Saddle up and leap into the pages of this book to read all about show jumping! You'll learn about verticals, oxers, combinations, and other jumps that horses - and their riders - attempt to complete quickly and flawlessly. You'll also discover the breeds and care of show horses, how they train and compete in Olympic and other jumping events, and the history of this challenging equestrian sport.

Dressage

Penny Dowdy (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778792567

Dressage introduces readers to the basics of the dressage competition, often referred to as horse ballet. Horse-lovers will appreciate the clear text detailing the history and rules of the sport. Text is accompanied with beautiful photographs and informative diagrams.

Sports Medicine Doctor

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627444

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a sports medicine doctor. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

Athletic Trainer

Samantha Bell (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781633627352

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as an athletic trainer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

Bicycles

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791596

It may be hard to believe in a world full of automobiles, but bicycles are still a favorite means of transportation for many people around the world. This book introduces readers to the history of bicycles and the economics of manufacturing them.

Athletic Shoes

Dana Meachen Rau (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791626

Which athletic shoe is right for you? Readers will learn about the materials that go into athletic shoes and how athletic shoes are produced and sold to millions of people all around the world.

Rock Climbing

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791497

Rock climbing can be the fun and exhilarating, and the best part is that it is an activity that also helps you stay healthy and fit. Students will learn more about how they can start climbing, the importance of good equipment, and the health benefits of rock climbing.

Skiing

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791503

Skiing down a snowy slope is fun and exciting. Readers will find out what they need to get started on an outdoor sport that can get them outdoors and help keep them fit for life.

Hiking

John McKinney (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791558

Whether it's a leisurely stroll through a national park or forest preserve, hiking can be a great activity for connecting with nature and keeping yourself healthy. Students will read and discover more about the proper equipment for hiking, as well as the health benefits of hiking.

Skateboards

Robert Green (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791589

Skateboards are not just popular in America, they are popular in England, China, and Japan as well. This book will help readers understand how raw materials are made into skateboards in factories from California to China.

Mountain Biking

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602791510

Mountain biking can be a fun and intense activity that pushes you to the limits. Readers will learn about how they can start their own mountain biking program and begin a lifetime of fitness.

Sports Medicine Doctor

Pat Kummer (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794412

Introduces readers to the cool career of sports medicine doctor by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Athletic Trainer

Pat Kummer (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794429

Introduces readers to the cool career of athletic training by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Sports Broadcasting

Michael Teitelbaum (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793651

In 1920, the first collegiate football game was broadcast on radio. Today, many sports actually allow viewers to control which camera picture they see. How has this innovation occurred? This book uses a familiar topic, sports broadcasting, to introduce kids to the concept of innovation and its impact on their everyday life

Vert Skateboarding

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031798

Short for vertical, vert skateboarding is all about the risk of flight on a board. Skateboarders fly off the edges of an enormous halfpipe and perform tricks in midair. In this book featuring dedicated and creative athletes, struggling readers will see that hard work pays off and that reading can be fun!

Rally Car Racing

Chris Bowman (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031774

Winding roads, unpredictable weather, and high speeds give rally car racing its wild reputation. Drivers navigate through unfamiliar courses and slide around sharp corners to beat their competition. This action-packed book will stir up interest for even the most reluctant readers.

Snowboarding Slopestyle

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031781

Imagine riders carving down long slopes littered with difficult obstacles and snow piles. These snowboarders show courage, creativity, and endurance. Young readers will be swept away by the inspirational athletes of snowboarding slopestyle!

Big Air Snowboarding

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681031767

Twists, flips, and other tricks aren't enough for these snowboarders. They want to reach extreme heights! How fast and how high do these snowboarders go? What gear do they wear? Find out more about big air snowboarding in this heart-pumping hi-lo book.

Slides

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963704

In Slides, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular piece of playground equipment. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a slide works. An infographic explores the difference between kinetic and potential energy, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about slides using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Slides also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Trampolines

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963711

In Trampolines, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular backyard toy. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a trampoline works. An infographic explores the behavior of a trampoline's springs, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about trampolines using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Trampolines also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Bicycles

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963667

In Bicycles, early fluent readers explore the physics behind this popular children's vehicle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore how a bicycle works. An infographic illustrates how a bicycle frame distributes a rider's weight, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about paper airplanes using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Paper Airplanes also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.