Throwing in cricket.

  title={Throwing in cricket.},
  author={David P. Cook and Siobhan Catherine Strike},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  volume={18 12},
This paper considers the kinematic characteristics of overarm throwing with particular emphasis on the techniques of throwing and pitching in baseball. The technique is subdivided into: (1) sequential pattern of throwing, (2) lead foot contact, (3) preparatory phase, (4) arm acceleration and (5) instant of ball release. Specific biomechanical principles that underpin throwing and their application within baseball are identified. The paper also presents a case study of the three-dimensional… CONTINUE READING