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How Is Physics Used In Football

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Ryan Kornegay
Physics 2B
4/13/16

Football Physics In the United States of America 64% of the population watch football, but no one ever thinks of the physics involved. One common misconception is people think that quickness and speed can go hand in hand, but in fact quickness and speed are 2 different things. Quickness is acceleration and that is the speed in comparison to direction. However speed is the rate of change per second. “Galileo was the first scientist to make a comprehensive study of kinematics” (pg. 27). How does physics relate to football? Football has many examples of how physics can be used to better understand it. another example is acceleration, even more acceleration versus speed. Speed velocity and acceleration are
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