Faculty Publications

Title

Physics of volleyball: Spiking with a purpose

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Physics of sports, Volleyball

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Physics Teacher

Volume

36

Issue

5

First Page

280

Last Page

281

Abstract

A few weeks ago our volleyball coach telephoned me with a problem: How high should a player jump to "spike" a "set" ball so it would clear the net and land at a known distance on the other side of the net?.

Original Publication Date

5-1-1998

DOI of published version

10.1119/1.880067

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