Chapter 22. Hammer Throwing: Problems and Prospects

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. K. Bartonietz

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch22

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Bartonietz, K. (2008) Hammer Throwing: Problems and Prospects, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch22

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:

  • hammer throwing;
  • hammer-throwers;
  • parameters of release;
  • release velocity;
  • thrower-hammer system

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Evolution of Olympic Hammer Throwing

  • Biomechanical Basics of Hammer Throwing

  • Biomechanical Characteristics of World-Class Performances

  • Biomechanical Characteristics of Training Exercises

  • Implications of Biomechanics for Training

  • References