There are so many aspects of physics involved
in broomball that one could write a lot on them. However,
this page is intended to give an overview of the major aspects
of physics involved in the game of broomball.
Broomball is a game that is played on ice
and is much like hockey. However, broomball isn't played with
skates or a puck. The ball is about 5 inches in diameter,
and the sticks are shorter and differently shaped than in
hockey. There are 6 players on each team. Three forwards 2
defenders and 1 goalie. The object is to score goals while
defending your own. For more information check out my links
Perhaps the biggest consideration physics-wise
in broomball is the playing
surface. The ice can make the game very challenging weather
or not you have the proper equipment.
The equipment can help one hit the ball better
and faster. The proper equipment
can help one run faster and better on the ice as well as provide
protection against injury. Of course having a proper ball
really helps to make game play more fun.
The ball's design is very interesting and
from the physics point of view very ingenious. The ball
can come with different patterns and design on the outside
although the overall design among the balls will be very similar.
If you are interested in finding out more
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(Photo taken by Lauren Weiss)