Weightlifting: an applied method of technical analysis

Chavda, Shyam ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7745-122X, Hill, Mark, Martin, Stuart, Swisher, Anna, Haff, Guy Gregory and Turner, Anthony N. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5121-432X (2021) Weightlifting: an applied method of technical analysis. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 43 (4) . pp. 32-42. ISSN 1524-1602 [Article] (doi:10.1519/SSC.0000000000000614)

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Weightlifting is a highly technical sport which is governed by interactions of phases to optimise the load lifted. Given the technicality of the snatch and clean and jerk, understanding key stable components to identify errors and better prescribe relevant exercises are warranted. The aim of this article is to present an applied method of analysis for coaches that considers the biomechanical underpinnings of optimal technique through stable interactions of the kinetics and kinematics of the lifter and barbell at key phases of the lift. This paper will also look to discuss variable components which may differentiate between athletes and therefore provide a foundation in what to identify when coaching weightlifting to optimise load lifted whilst allowing for individual variances.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > London Sport Institute > Strength and Conditioning at the London Sport Institute
Item ID: 31201
Notes on copyright: This is a non-final version of an article published in final form in: Chavda, Shyam; Hill, Mark ; Martin, Stuart ; Swisher, Anna; Haff, Guy. Gregory ; Turner, Anthony N. Weightlifting, Strength and Conditioning Journal: January 08, 2021 - Volume 43 - Issue 4 - p 32-42 - Issue - doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000614
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Depositing User: Shyam Chavda
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2020 11:15
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2022 14:51
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/31201

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