The relationship between shoulder alignment and elbow joint angle in cricket fast-medium bowlers.

@article{Roca2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between shoulder alignment and elbow joint angle in cricket fast-medium bowlers.},
  author={Mark Roca and Bruce Elliott and J. Alderson and Daryl Foster},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={1127-35}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between shoulder alignment and elbow angle during the delivery action of fast-medium bowlers. The elbow and upper trunk alignment were recorded for 13 high-performance bowlers (mean age 20 years) using a 12-camera Vicon motion analysis system operating at 250 Hz. The three highest velocity trials for "good" and "short" length deliveries were analysed. Results showed that bowlers with a more front-on shoulder alignment at back-foot impact and… CONTINUE READING