Science of Sports gallery at Pushpa Gujral Science City Kapurthala, Punjab is the first sports gallery in India that gives the basic knowledge and other valuable information regarding various games
The gallery is built at a cost of Rs.1 crore and intends to familiarise the visitors with the applications of scientific principles in sports - role of gravity, projectile motion, momentum, force, energy, impulse, Newton’s Law of Motion, materials used in equipment etc. and understanding and improving performance in sports.
Gallery is ideal place to understand science behind various sports through playful and non-formal approach.
Several models at the gallery provide information about history of various sports, ground dimensions, possible injuries and safeguards.
The gallery has been divided into various sections and gives the detaied information about the following sports
- Lawn tennis
- Rural sports
The gallery also gives the information for other sports like Hurdles, Boxing, Pole Vaulting, Weight lifting, Discus throw, Sailing, Shot put, Hammer throw, Swimming, Parallel Bar Gymnastic, Fencing, Javelin throw, Archery, Racing, Judo, Shooting, Artistic Gymnastic, Equestrian, Cycling and Long jump.