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Physics of throwing a football

When you throw a football to someone you wont think about physics but physics is happening everywhere. You will make adjustments for everything before you throw the ball. You will make adjustments to your head for factors like how hard you have to throw it or the angle you have to throw it depending on how far away your target is. This is all physics but you dont realize it because you do it naturally in your head. Whenever you throw a football there will always be a parabolic path because th

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Physics of Basketball

I've been playing basketball for as long as I can remember, and it has always been a huge part of my life. Now that I think about it, there is physics everywhere in the sport of basketball. Every play of basketball always has at least one person jumping which involves a lot of physics. When a basketball player jumps, it almost looks like they are suspended in mid-air at the top of their jump. This is called hang time and is a consequence of projectile motion. Professional basketball players like

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