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    Physics of a jump

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    What is the physics behind a jump, for example - snowboard jump, skateboard jump, kite boarding jump, and bike jump?

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    The physics of a jump can be looked at from two different perspectives (i) the work-energy concept and, (ii) momentum-impulse concept.

    When on the ground, the velocity of movement produces kinetic energy, which gets transformed into potential energy with the changing height of the jump. At the peak position of the jump, there is absolutely no ...