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By Glenn Fleisig,Young-Hoo Kwon

In the motion picture Bull Durham, pissed off supervisor Joe Riggins stresses to his crew, "This is an easy online game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You capture the ball." This simplification works good for biomechanists too, as activities might be damaged down into particular actual projects like throwing, hitting, catching, and operating. there were major advances in realizing a few activities, yet no longer others. within the first ten years of the magazine Sports Biomechanics, merely 18 of 236 articles have been approximately hitting a ball. This shortage is startling because in response to USA Today (May 20, 2005), 3 of the 5 toughest activities in activities contain hitting a ball (#1: baseball batting, #4: golfing tee shot, and #5: tennis serve return).

This publication offers the most recent biomechanical study within the under-studied box of hitting a ball. The biomechanics of baseball, cricket, hockey, hurling, softball, desk tennis, and tennis are all tested. The chapters are written in a mode that would either fulfill the excessive criteria of biomechanists and supply details for teachers and athletes to enhance performance.

This e-book is predicated on a unique factor of Sports Biomechanics.

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