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PHY 216 - Physics of Sports

A biomechanically oriented physics course about sporting activities. Topics include real projectile motion, forces including the ground reaction force, energy conservation and transformation, and other traditional mechanics topics. Students will use college-level algebra (multiple equations and unknowns) and develop skills in right triangle trigonometry. Designed for exercise science majors. Offered fall and winter semesters. Prerequisite: MTH 108 and MTH 109 (or MTH 110).

Credits: 4

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