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The Physics of Winter Olympics Sports


Resource letter PS‐1: Physics of sports
Cliff Frohlich
Am. J. Phys. 54 , 590 (1986) ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.14538

Resource Letter PS-2: Physics of Sports
Cliff Frohlich
Am. J. Phys. 79, 565 (2011); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.3552157

New NBC Learn/NSF “Science of Sports” videos for 2014 Winter Olympic events
Phys. Teach. 52, 254 (2014); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.4868955

Physics and sports
John Hanneken
Am. J. Phys. 48, 698 (1980); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.12023

On the physics of sport
Peter F. Hinrichsen
Am. J. Phys. 55, 487 (1987); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.15308



NOTES: The Physics of Curling
K. S. Armstrong
Phys. Teach. 9, 384 (1971); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2351768 

The physics of sliding cylinders and curling rocks
A. Raymond Penner
Am. J. Phys. 69 , 332 (2001) ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.1309519

Ice Hockey

The Slap Shot in Ice Hockey
Rod Cross, and Crawford Lindsey
The Physics Teacher 56, 7 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5018677

Cool Sport Full of Physics
Alain Haché
Phys. Teach. 46, 398 (2008); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2981284

On the motion of an ice hockey puck
K. Voyenli and E. Eriksen
Am. J. Phys. 53, 1149 (1985); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.14071

Ice skating


Sliding temperatures of ice skates
S. C. Colbeck, L. Najarian, and H. B. Smith
Am. J. Phys. 65, 488 (1997); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18576

Pressure melting and ice skating
S. C. Colbeck
Am. J. Phys. 63, 888 (1995); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18028



Optimal Ski Jump
Krzysztof Rębilas
Phys. Teach. 51, 108 (2013); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.4775534

Dynamic modeling of speed skiing
R. S. Catalfamo
Am. J. Phys. 65, 1150 (1997); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.18753

Why the ski instructor says, ‘‘Lean forward!’’
Albert A. Bartlett and Paul G. Hewitt
Phys. Teach. 25, 28 (1987); http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2342140

The Physics of Ski Turns
Krzysztof Rebilas
Phys. Teach. 51, 108  (2013);  http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.4775534

What Happens when the Ski Lift Stops
Albert A. Bartlett
Phys. Teach. 35, 444  (1997) http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.2344752