The Hidden Mathematics of Sport takes a novel and intriguing look at sport, by exploring the mathematics behind the action.
Discover the best tactics for taking a penalty, the pros and cons of being a consistent golfer, the surprising link between boxing and figure skating, the unusual location of England's earliest 'football' game (in a parish church), and the formula for always winning a game of tennis.
Whatever your sporting interests, you will find plenty to absorb and amuse you in this entertaining and unique book - and maybe you will even find some new strategies for beating the odds.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 208 pages, Filled with charts, tables and graphs
- Publisher: Pavilion Books
- Publication Date: 02/06/2011
- Category: Sports & outdoor recreation
- ISBN: 9781907554223