High-speed video analysis of arrow behaviour during the power stroke of a recurve archery bow

@article{Park2013HighspeedVA,
  title={High-speed video analysis of arrow behaviour during the power stroke of a recurve archery bow},
  author={James L Park and Oliver Logan},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology},
  year={2013},
  volume={227},
  pages={128 - 136}
}
  • James L Park, O. Logan
  • Published 1 June 2013
  • Education
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology
The manner in which an archer holds and releases the string of a recurve bow causes the arrow to flex during the bow’s power stroke and on its way from the bow to the target. While an experienced observer can subjectively evaluate an arrow’s pitch and yaw visually after it has left the bow, the arrow’s behaviour during the bow’s power stroke happens too quickly for visual observation. High-speed video is consequently a much more effective tool. Similarly, high-speed video is an effective tool… 
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