Effects of ball mass and movement pattern on release velocity in throwing

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Abstract

In ball and javelin throwing, the velocity that is imparted to the object is the most important factor for maximal distance. At a given angle of release and a given attitude angle of the javelin, the distance of the throw depends on the speed of the javelin at the moment of its release.

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© University Park Press 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Kunz
    • 1
  1. 1.Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologyZürichSwitzerland

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