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Effects of Three Types of Resisted Sprint Training Devices on the Kinematics of Sprinting at Maximum Velocity
It is found that the 3 types of resisted sprint training devices are appropriate devices for training the maximum velocity phase in sprinting.
Optimum release angle in the shot put
  • N. Linthorne
  • Education
    Journal of sports sciences
  • 1 January 2001
The aim of the study was to assess the accuracy of a method of calculating the optimum release angle in the shot put, which was evaluated using measurements of five college shot-putters who performed maximum-effort throws over a wide range of release angles.
Energy loss in the pole vault take‐off and the advantage of the flexible pole
A model of pole vaulting with a flexible pole was developed with the aim of predicting the optimum take-off technique and pole characteristics for a typical world-class pole vaulter. The key features
Effect of the coefficient of friction of a running surface on sprint time in a sled-towing exercise
The results indicate that although an athlete's sprint time in a sled-towing exercise is affected by the coefficient of friction of the surface, the relationship relationship between the athlete's rate of increase in 30-m sprint time and the coefficients of friction is more complex than expected.
The Effect of Wind on 100-m Sprint Times
The effect of wind on the race times of international standard 100-m sprinters was determined using statistical information from official competitions. A time adjustment curve derived from
Changes in long jump take-off technique with increasingrun-up speed
The predictions of two previously published mathematical models of the long jump take-off are in reasonable agreement with the experimentalData showed that as the athlete's run-up speed increased, the jump distance andtake-off speed increased and the leg angle at touchdown remained almost unchanged, and the take-offs angle and take- off duration steadily decreased.
Optimum take-off angle in the long jump
In this study, we found that the optimum take-off angle for a long jumper may be predicted by combining the equation for the range of a projectile in free flight with the measured relations between
Mathematical model of the takeoff phase in the pole vault
A mathematical model is presented of the takeoff phase in the pole vault for an athlete vaulting with a rigid pole. An expression is derived that gives the maximum height that the vaulter may grip on