Biomechanics and Aerodynamics in Soccer

  • Matt Carré
  • Takeshi Asai
Part of the Bioengineering, Mechanics, and Materials: Principles and Applications in Sports book series (BEPS, volume 1)

Abstract

Most of the physical activity carried out in soccer consists of either primary movements (e.g. sprinting, jumping etc.) or kicking a football (with the aim being either an accurate pass to another player or the scoring of a goal). This chapter describes a number of studies that have been carried out to examine the physical interactions that occur during these situations.

Keywords

Torque Hexagonal Smoke Sine Cose 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matt Carré
    • 1
  • Takeshi Asai
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Faculty of EducationYamagata University, Koshirakawa Yamagata-cityYamagataJapan

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