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dc.contributor.authorMulloy, Francis
dc.contributor.authorMullineaux, David
dc.contributor.authorGraham-Smith, Phillip
dc.contributor.authorIrwin, Gareth
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-13T09:48:23Z
dc.date.available2019-05-13T09:48:23Z
dc.date.issued2018-03-25
dc.identifier.citationMulloy, F., Mullineaux, D.R., Graham-Smith, P. and Irwin, G. (2018) 'An applied paradigm for simple analysis of the lower limb kinematic chain in explosive movements: an example using the fencing foil attacking lunge', International Biomechanics, 5(1), pp.9-16. DOI: 10.1080/23335432.2018.1454342.en_US
dc.identifier.issn2333-5432
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10369/10485
dc.descriptionArticle published in International Biomechanics on 25 March 2018, available open access at: https://doi.org/10.1080/23335432.2018.1454342.en_US
dc.description.abstractA simple method to quantify the kinematic chain in a propulsive task would facilitate assessment of athlete effectiveness. The study’s aim was to assess if the kinematic chain distinguishes between skill levels. Fencers were separated into two groups based on attacking lunge ability (7 skilled; 8 novices). Rear leg 3D joint angular extension velocity magnitudes and timings, sword kinematics and rear leg kinetics were obtained in the propulsion phase of the attacking lunge. Skilled fencers obtained greater sword velocity (3.24 ± 0.24 m∙s−1 vs. 2.69 ± 0.29 m∙s−1; p = 0.02). The skilled group had a greater sequential kinematic chain of the hip, knee and ankle, demonstrated by significantly greater ankle angular velocity (9.1 ± 2.1 rad·s−1 skilled; 5.4 ± 2.9 rad·s−1 novice). Ankle plantarflexion velocity showed a strong positive correlation with horizontal peak force (r = 0.81; p < 0.01). The skilled group demonstrated greater horizontal impulse (1.85 ± 0.29 N·s·kg−1 skilled; 1.45 ± 0.32 N·s·kg−1 novice), suggesting greater effectiveness in applying the kinematic chain towards horizontal propulsion. Analysis of the kinematic chain, which was able to distinguish between skill levels in a propulsive task, is an effective and simple paradigm to assess whole limb contributions to propulsive movements.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTaylor and Francisen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInternational Biomechanics;
dc.titleAn applied paradigm for simple analysis of the lower limb kinematic chain in explosive movements: an example using the fencing foil attacking lungeen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1080/23335432.2018.1454342
dcterms.dateAccepted2018-03-07
rioxxterms.funderCardiff Metropolitan Universityen_US
rioxxterms.identifier.projectCardiff Metropolian (Internal)en_US
rioxxterms.versionVoRen_US
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/en_US
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2019-05-13
rioxxterms.funder.project37baf166-7129-4cd4-b6a1-507454d1372een_US


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