Chapter 20. Javelin Throwing: An Approach to Performance Development

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. K. Bartonietz

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch20

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Bartonietz, K. (2000) Javelin Throwing: An Approach to Performance Development, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch20

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:

  • javelin throwing;
  • performance development;
  • biomechanical knowledge;
  • internal ballistics;
  • angle of release

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Past, Present and Future of Olympic Javelin Throwing

  • The Internal Ballistics of World-Class Performances

  • Injury Prevention

  • Biomechanical Knowledge: A Must for Coaching

  • Postscript

  • References