chapter  18
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Sports equipment – energy and performance

ByDarren J. Stefanyshyn, Jay T. Worobets

Energy is defined as the ability to do work. In sports, the more work you can do, the farther you can throw a javelin, the faster you can skate or run and the higher you can jump. The more energy you have, the greater your potential to do work and, therefore, increase your performance.