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Title: The biomechanics of twisting somersaults. Part IV: partitioning performances using the tilt angle
Authors: Yeadon, Maurice R.
Keywords: Twist
Somersault
Model
Simulation
Biomechanics
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: © Taylor & Francis
Citation: YEADON, M.R., 1993. The biomechanics of twisting somersaults. Part IV: partitioning performances using the tilt angle. Journal of Sports Sciences, 11 (3), pp. 219-225
Abstract: A method is presented for determining the contributions made by contact and aerial twisting techniques in filmed performances of twisting somersaults. An 11-segment simulation model is used to determine the effects of removing asymmetries about the sagittal plane. Tilt contributions are determined for four competitive movements performed by an elite trampolinist. It is found that even in movements in which the twist is evident at takeoff, aerial techniques make a greater contribution than contact techniques.
Description: This article was published in the serial, Journal of Sports Sciences [© Taylor and Francis]. The definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640419308729988
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1080/02640419308729988
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/5322
ISSN: 0264-0414
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences)

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