SKILL VARIABLES DISCRIMINATE BETWEEN THE ELITE AND SUB-ELITE IN COXLESS PAIR-OARED ROWING

@inproceedings{Smith2007SKILLVD,
  title={SKILL VARIABLES DISCRIMINATE BETWEEN THE ELITE AND SUB-ELITE IN COXLESS PAIR-OARED ROWING},
  author={Richard Smith and Constanze Draper},
  year={2007}
}
The ability to develop high power output is a necessity for high performance in rowing. However rowers and coaches also direct a large amount of attention to skill development. Is the consummate execution of these skills a characteristic of the best rowers? To answer this question this study measured the wasted catch (WCA) and finish (WFA) angle, the mean to peak force ratio (MPFR), the vertical angular displacement of the oar (VADO) and the minimum boat acceleration (MinBA), on the water, in… CONTINUE READING

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