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    New Zealand's Top 100 Sports History-Makers

    This updated edition of this acclaimed 2005 book contains profiles of the leading 100 people who have shaped New Zealand, and is staggering in its scope. Those profiled range from politicians and inventers to musicians and sports stars


    Mathletics: a Scientist Explains 100 Amazing Things About Sport

    How can sprinter Usain Bolt break his world record without running any faster? * Why do high-jumpers use the Fosbury Flop? * What's the best strategy for taking penalties in football? * What statistical advantage do left-handed boxers have over their right-handed opponents? * And did you know that gymnasts can experience stronger g-forces than roller-coaster designers are allowed to create? John D. Barrow shows how maths can give us surprising and enlivening insights into the world of sports - essential reading for competitors, armchair enthusiasts and maths-lovers alike.


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