This essay Sports: Balance and Stability has a total of 119 words and 1 pages.
Sports: Balance and Stability
In sports balance and stability are used to increase performance of the
athlete or the athletes equipment. In Racecar driving, balance is used to
stabalize the racecar. The wheels are wide and extrude from the base of the car.
This gives the car a wider support base which increases the stability. The race
cars are flat and low to the ground. This moves the center of gravity lower
which also increases the stability of the car.
In foot ball you need to keep your balance while your running so that
you can resist a tackle. Foot ball players do this by crouching down and keeping
their center of mass over their feet which is there support base.
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