It’s Tour de France time again, which means University of Lynchburg physics professor Dr. Eric Goff and one of his students are hard at work predicting the winning times for each stage of the 2,116-mile bike race.
It’s summer, so that means Dr. John Eric Goff, the University of Lynchburg’s go-to guy when it comes to sports physics, is making the rounds in the media. Recently, he’s been talking and writing about the Tour de France and the upcoming FIFA World Cup soccer tournament, to be held in Qatar in November.
Dr. John Eric Goff, the University of Lynchburg’s go-to guy when it comes to sports physics, has been making the rounds in the media recently, talking and writing about the 2022 Winter Olympics, which are currently underway in Beijing.
At a socially distanced ceremony outside Hopwood Hall on Thursday afternoon, Associate Provost Dr. Chip Walton announced the winners of this year’s faculty awards.
Dr. John Eric Goff admits that his knowledge of physics doesn’t make him the next Bruce Lee. But it does make him a master of the physical forces at work in martial arts. The University of Lynchburg professor’s new book, “The Physics of Krav Maga,” grapples with how the fighting system takes advantage of center of gravity, leverage, reaction times, and other principles he teaches in the classroom.
A foul ball from a powerful slugger doesn’t give fans much time to react, and it can hit them with the force of a bowling ball dropped from 11 feet […]
What will the Tour de France look like without Chris Froome? Two University of Lynchburg students and physics professor Dr. John Eric Goff are preparing predictions for the annual bike […]
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Lynchburg a $1.4 million grant to help prepare science and math teachers who can reach more students. The grant, part of […]
When Hobbs Hall opened 60 years ago, there was a mock nuclear reactor control room in the basement. It was off limits to almost everyone on campus. At the time, […]
With golf’s Ryder Cup only a week away, University of Lynchburg physics professor Dr. John Eric Goff explained the science of the perfect swing and other aspects of the game […]