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Football Physics

This channel was created by knaber2 on April 20, 2010, 12:44 pm.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of physics Dr. Tim Gay talks about basic physics concepts that play an important role in football.

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  • Thumbnail preview for What a Drag

    What a Drag

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:28 pm

    Professor Tim Gay goes back to the chalkboard to show how air drag affects distance when kicking a football.Professor Tim Gay goes back to the chalkboard to show how air drag affects distance when kicking a football.

  • Thumbnail preview for Vector Director

    Vector Director

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:26 pm

    Professor Tim Gay uses vectors to predict the direction of a roll-out pass.Professor Tim Gay uses vectors to predict the direction of a roll-out pass.

  • Thumbnail preview for Uplifting Experience

    Uplifting Experience

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:24 pm

    Professor Tim Gay conducts a test to see if a punted footballs hang time increases when its filled with helium.Professor Tim Gay conducts a test to see if a punted footballs hang time increases when its filled with helium.

  • Thumbnail preview for Timing is Everything

    Timing is Everything

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:22 pm

    Professor Tim Gay squares off with a Husker lineman to show that every tenth of a second counts in football.Professor Tim Gay squares off with a Husker lineman to show that every tenth of a second counts in football.

  • Thumbnail preview for Super Bloopers

    Super Bloopers

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:19 pm

    Professor Tim Gay demonstrates that even rocket scientists arent always perfect.Professor Tim Gay demonstrates that even rocket scientists arent always perfect.

  • Thumbnail preview for Rudd Awakening

    Rudd Awakening

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:16 pm

    Newton's second law of physics comes into play as Professor Tim Gay adds up the force behind a tackle.Newton's second law of physics comes into play as Professor Tim Gay adds up the force behind a tackle.

  • Thumbnail preview for Pressure Point

    Pressure Point

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:14 pm

    Professor Tim Gay hammers home how helmets keep players heads from harm.

  • Thumbnail preview for Playing Catch-Up

    Playing Catch-Up

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:12 pm

    Professor Tim Gay always makes time to think about the physics of football; in this case, running speed.Professor Tim Gay always makes time to think about the physics of football; in this case, running speed.

  • Thumbnail preview for Opposite but Equal

    Opposite but Equal

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:10 pm

    Professor Tim Gay shows that bigger isn't always better in football physics.Professor Tim Gay shows that bigger isnt always better in football physics.

  • Thumbnail preview for Momentum of Truth

    Momentum of Truth

    Added on May 25, 2010, 1:08 pm

    Professor Tim Gays uses Newtons Laws of Physics to determine who takes the hardest pounding on the football field.Professor Tim Gays uses Newtons Laws of Physics to determine who takes the hardest pounding on the football field.

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