Relationships among balance, visual search, and lacrosse-shot accuracy.

  title={Relationships among balance, visual search, and lacrosse-shot accuracy.},
  author={Darrin W Marsh and Leon A Richard and Arlene B Verre and Jay Myers},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  volume={24 6},
The purpose of this study was to examine variables that may contribute to shot accuracy in women's college lacrosse. A convenience sample of 15 healthy women's National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III College lacrosse players aged 18-23 (mean+/-SD, 20.27+/-1.67) participated in the study. Four experimental variables were examined: balance, visual search, hand grip strength, and shoulder joint position sense. Balance was measured by the Biodex Stability System (BSS), and visual… CONTINUE READING