This is a collection of print resources. A separate collection of Online Resources is also available.
Key: E=Elementary (K-5), I=Intermediate (6-8), HS=High School (9-12), C=College, G=General Public
- Careers in Sports Technology
- Materials for Sports Equipment
- Sports-Related Experiments and Activities
- Sports Nutrition
- Alexandria, VA: National Society of Professional Engineers, 2004. (HS) High Tech Hot Shots: Careers in Sports Engineering.
- Plain City, OH: Darby Creek Pub. (E, I) Balls! (2006) and Balls!: Round 2 (2008).
- Explores the history, materials and construction of various balls used in a wide variety of sports and games.
- New York: Gloucester Press, 1988. (E) Bouncing and Rolling.
- Simple experiments and activities to demonstrate why some objects bounce and roll and others do not, and why some balls bounce higher than others.
- Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1999 (E, I) Sports Science Projects: The Physics of Balls in Motion.
- Activities and experiment demonstrate the relationship between design and performance of different kinds of sports balls.
- Super Materials [DVD] Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Lawrenceville, NJ, 2005. (I, HS)
- Part of the film focuses on how some super materials have changed the face of sports.
- South Melbourne [Vic.]: Nelson ITP, 1998. (E, I) Sports Technology.
- Looks at the ways in which technology has changed sports clothing and equipment.
Title selections in this section contain books with suggested activities, experiments, and projects. While many of the activities are related to physics, some activities deal with food composition and nutrition, materials science and technology, and properties of matter and surfaces (buoyancy, friction, etc.) that are related to sports.
- 1st ed: New York: Lark Books, 2006. (I) The Leaping, Sliding, Sprinting, Riding Science Book: 50 Super Sports Science Activities.
- Arlington, VA: NSTA Press, 1998. (HS) Move with Science: Energy, Force, & Motion.
- Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2000. (E, I) Science Projects About the Physics of Sports.
- New York: Silver Moon Press, 1994. (I) Sports Lab: How Science Has Changed Sports.
- New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2006. (I) Sports Science.
- Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley, 1989. (E, I) Sportworks: More Than 50 Fun Games and Activities That Explore the Science of Sports.
- New York: Children’s Press, 2003. (E) Experiments with Sports. A True Book.
- Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2004, 1994 (E) The Magic School Bus. Super Sports Fun [DVD].
- Chicago, Ill.: Heinemann Library, 2006. (I, HS) Food for Sports.
- Includes healthy food choices, suggested recipes, and nutrition facts about foods.
- Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2002. (E, I) Health Science Projects About Sports Performance.
- Includes experiments about nutrition, physical conditioning, exercise, and metabolism.
- New York: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1989. (I) Peak Performance: Sports, Science, and the Body in Action.
- How modern science has developed sports medicine and new ways of keeping fit, focused on US Olympic Training Centers.
- London; Sydney: Aladdin/Watts, 1996. (I) Professor Protein’s Fitness, Health, Hygiene and Relaxation Tonic.
- Cartoon characters present material about fitness, health, and hygiene.
- New York, NY: Chelsea House Publishers, 2006. (E, I) Science News for Kids: Health and Medicine.
- Includes a group of articles on sports and exercise health.