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Sports Biomechanics and Motor Control Research Group


Vaulting is a dynamic activity performed in both mens and womens artistic gymnastics. Linear and angular momentum generated during the approach and the takeoff from the springboard are used during the contact with the vaulting table to produce the flight and rotation necessary for a particular vault. The following papers investigate various aspects of approach conditions, takeoff and landing in vaulting.

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