INFLUENCE OF BODY WEIGHT ON PULLING FORCE IN HAMMER THROW

  • Atsushi Okamoto
  • Shinji Sakurai
  • Yasuo Ikegami
Keywords: hammer throw, body weight, pulling force

Abstract

In hammer throw it can be considered that the body weight affects the throwing distance because the muscle volume is directly proportional to the body weight. The pulling force of the hammer may also be affected by the body weight. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of the body weight on the pulling force during throwing motion in hammer throw.
Published
2007-11-01
Section
Coaching and Sports Activities