BARTLETT, R.M., WHEAT, J.S. and ROBINS, M., 2007. Is movement variability important for sports biomechanists? Sports Biomechanics, 6 (2), pp. 224-243. ISSN 1476-3141Full text not available from this repository.
This review paper addresses the importance for sports biomechanics of movement variability, which has been studied for some time by cognitive and ecological motor skills specialists but, until quite recently, had largely been overlooked by sports biomechanists. The paper considers biomechanics research reporting inter- and intra-individual movement variability in javelin throwing, basketball shooting and running. We conclude by recommending that sports biomechanists should focus more of their research on movement variability and on important related topics, such as control and coordination of movement, and implications for practice and skill learning.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Publication Title:||Sports Biomechanics|
|Creators:||Bartlett, R.M., Wheat, J.S. and Robins, M.|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis (Routledge)|
|Rights:||© 2007 Taylor & Francis (Routledge)|
|Divisions:||Schools > School of Science and Technology|
|Depositing User:||EPrints Services|
|Date Added:||09 Oct 2015 10:03|
|Last Modified:||23 Aug 2016 09:07|
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