Dizziness in discus throwers is related to motion sickness generated while spinning.

Abstract

While both discus and hammer throwing involve rotating movements resulting in the throw of an object, discus throwers sometimes report dizziness, a condition never experienced by hammer throwers. We investigated whether this susceptibility was related to the sensitivity of the thrower or to the type of throwing achieved. For the latter, we compared the… (More)

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@article{Perrin2000DizzinessID, title={Dizziness in discus throwers is related to motion sickness generated while spinning.}, author={Ph P Perrin and C{\'e}line Perrot and Dominique Deviterne and B Ragaru and Herman Kingma}, journal={Acta oto-laryngologica}, year={2000}, volume={120 3}, pages={390-5} }