The Exploratorium's Science of Cycling website is a another of their sites that deals with the maths and science of sports.
As flagged before, Exploratorium's Sports Science sitecontains many pages on which learners can explore the maths and science of team sports as well as the individual sports of, for example, bicycling and skateboarding.
The Science of Cycling has a calculator that learners can use to calculate the aerodynamic drag and propulsion power of a bicyclist.
I'm aware that those engaged in Sports and Leisure are always looking for "hooks" that will get learners interested in what is being addressed.
has produced an interesting infographic (Information Graphic) showing the energy
expended by athletes performing various athletic tasks. This one doesn't just mention calories; it mentions calories as well as...
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