Chapter 17. Determinants of Successful Ski-Jumping Performance

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. P.V. Komi and
  2. M. Virmavirta

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch17

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Komi, P.V. and Virmavirta, M. (2000) Determinants of Successful Ski-Jumping Performance, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch17

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:

  • ski-jumping;
  • ski-jumping;
  • neuromuscular requirements;
  • jumper/ski system;
  • takeoff performance

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characteristics of the Takeoff Performance

  • Optimal Aerodynamic Position After the Takeoff

  • Limiting Neuromuscular Factors in Ski-Jumping Takeoff

  • Use of Electromyography During Ski-Jumping

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References