Chapter 21. Shot Putting

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. J. Lanka

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch21

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Lanka, J. (2008) Shot Putting, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch21

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:

  • shot putting;
  • flight of shot;
  • projectile;
  • speed dynamics;
  • velocity vectors

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • History

  • Flight of Shot

  • Movement of the Shot Prior to Release

  • Kinetics of Shot Putting

  • Enhancement of Release Velocity

  • Legwork

  • Ground Reaction Forces

  • References