Monitoring stick speed and ball control in field hockey drills using a stick-mounted inertial accelerometer

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Title Monitoring stick speed and ball control in field hockey drills using a stick-mounted inertial accelerometer
Author Thiel, David Victor; Tremayne, Melissa Ann; James, Daniel Arthur
Journal Name Procedia Engineering
Editor Patrick Drane and James Sherwood
Year Published 2012
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Abstract Field hockey is a stick based sport where stick speed and ball control are primary skills. A stick mounted accelerometer was used to record hit events and the timing between them. The objective was to assess skill level using inter-hit timing in single-player drills. Eleven novice and nine state ranked male players performed three drills on artificial turf using both forehand and reverse stick hits at maximum stick speed. A 44g stick-mounted 3-axis accelerometer was used to distinguish between forehand and reverse stick ball strikes ...
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2012.04.098
Copyright Statement Copyright 2012 Elsevier. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
Volume 34
Page from 574
Page to 579
ISSN 1877-7058
Date Accessioned 2012-06-17
Language en_US
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Biomechanical Engineering
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/47066
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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