Olympic Sport

Olympic Sport

The Whole Muscle-flexing Story

Book - 2016
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Are Olympic athletes born stronger and faster than the rest of us? Why do tennis rackets have strings? How do gymnasts balance on their hands? Why do hurdlers do the splits when they jump? Glenn Murphy, author of Why is Snot Green?, answers these and lots of other brilliant questions in this fascinating book about the science of sport. From running a marathon to beating your friends at basketball or being the bendiest gymnast around, find out everything you ever wanted to know about sports and games and what it is that makes athletes the best at what they do. Ages 7+
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books, London : 2016
ISBN: 9781447254683
Branch Call Number: JNF 796.4802 MURP
Characteristics: 170 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Phillips, Mike 1961-

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