Barrow, John D. Mathletics

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Mathletics

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* How can sprinter Usain Bolt break his world record without running any faster?

* Why do high-jumpers use the Fosbury Flop?

* What's the best strategy for taking penalties in football?

* What statistical advantage do left-handed boxers have over their right-handed opponents?

* And did you know that gymnasts can experience stronger g-forces than roller-coaster designers are allowed to create?

John D. Barrow shows how maths can give us surprising and enlivening insights into the world of sports - essential reading for competitors, armchair enthusiasts and maths-lovers alike.

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"This is a really interesting and original premise that will certainly make you think again about what you know about sport and perhaps make you watch it in an entirely new light" (J Craddock Nudge)

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From the author of 100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know, a companion volume.

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