Davis’ Law: Oakland Raiders to Improve By Studying Physics?

June 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It may surprise you to learn that the Oakland Raiders may need a lesson in football physics. There are examples of lessons that may enhance the players understanding of the object that spins, rotates, and glides through a substance called air.
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a football, you are thinking.
Looking high and low for solutions to improve the performance of the Oakland Raiders is a serious matter for some of us fans and researchers.
Here are a few lessons. Thanks to Dr. Tim Gay, a physicist, there is a lot to be learned about the physics of a moving object called a prolate spheroid which many folks handle and cherish yet do not fully understand the dynamics of it.
Many of the Oakland Raiders are studying videos to improve their game. Do you wonder if they really see and understand everything embedded in the dynamics of their beloved sport?
Do you understand the dynamics of a fumble? Is there a method to minimize the occurrence of a fumble? Yes, ...

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