Comparison of biomechanical characteristics between male and female elite fast bowlers

  title={Comparison of biomechanical characteristics between male and female elite fast bowlers},
  author={Paul J Felton and Suzanne Lister and Peter J. Worthington and Mark Arthur King},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  pages={665 - 670}
ABSTRACT This study investigated ball release speed and performance kinematics between elite male and female cricket fast bowlers. Fifty-five kinematic parameters were collected for 20 male and 20 female elite fast bowlers. Group means were analysed statistically using an independent samples approach to identify differences. Significant differences were found between: ball release speed; run-up speed; the kinematics at back foot contact (BFC), front foot contact (FFC), and ball release (BR… 

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