Chapter 12. Cross-Country Skiing: Technique, Equipment and Environmental Factors Affecting Performance

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. G.A. Smith

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch12

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Smith, G.A. (2008) Cross-Country Skiing: Technique, Equipment and Environmental Factors Affecting Performance, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053926

Online ISBN: 9780470693797

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Keywords:

  • cross-country skiing;
  • environmental factors;
  • reaction forces;
  • skating techniques;
  • force components

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Forces Acting on the Skier

  • Minimizing Drag Forces

  • Optimizing Propulsive Forces

  • Technique and Equipment Choices

  • Summary

  • References