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Excerpt — Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise With Web Resource and MaxTRAQ 2D Educational Software Access-3rd Edition

Apply biomechanics to improve techniques

The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete’s technique.

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Understand the impact of force duration on performance

The task in many sport skills is to cause a large change in the velocity of something.

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Use qualitative anatomical analysis to identify potential performance issues

The purpose of a qualitative anatomical analysis is to determine the predominant muscular activity during specific phases of a performance and to identify instants when large stresses may occur due to large muscle forces or extremes in joint ranges of motion.

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