Chapter 10. Humans as Missiles and Targets

  1. Professor Brian H. Kaye

Published Online: 18 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614837.ch10

Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society

Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society

How to Cite

Kaye, B. H. (1996) Humans as Missiles and Targets, in Golf Balls, Boomerangs and Asteroids: The Impact of Missiles on Society, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614837.ch10

Author Information

  1. Laurentian University, Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E2C6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527293223

Online ISBN: 9783527614837

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Keywords:

  • roller coasters;
  • luge;
  • dementia pugilistica;
  • athletes;
  • aerodynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Belly Flops and Bungee Jumping

  • Sheepskin Jackets and Metal Helmets

  • Crash Helmets and Safety Visors

  • Dementia Pugilistica

  • The Automobile: Convenience or Deadly Missile?

  • Sports Aerodynamics

  • Roller Coasters as Missile Systems