Chapter 19. The Flight of Sports Projectiles

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. M. Hubbard

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch19

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Hubbard, M. (2000) The Flight of Sports Projectiles, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch19

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:

  • sports;
  • projectiles;
  • equations of motion;
  • aerodynamic forces;
  • reynolds numbers

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Equations of Motion

  • Forces

  • Solutions to the Equations of Motion

  • Optimization of Release Conditions

  • Experimental Measurement of Flight Trajectories

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References