Chapter 7. Factors Affecting Preferred Rates of Movement in Cyclic Activities

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. P.E. Martin,
  2. D.J. Sanderson and
  3. B.R Umberger

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch7

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Martin, P.E., Sanderson, D.J. and Umberger, B.R. (2008) Factors Affecting Preferred Rates of Movement in Cyclic Activities, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch7

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:

  • cyclic activities;
  • human movements;
  • neural control;
  • movement energy cost;
  • mechanical efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Minimization of Movement Energy Cost

  • Maximizing Mechanical Efficiency

  • Mechanical Optimization of Muscular Effort

  • Minimization of Neuromuscular Fatigue

  • Limb Stiffness

  • Minimizing Movement Variability

  • Summary

  • References