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

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Thiel, David V
Tremayne, Melissa
James, Daniel A
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Drane, P
Sherwood, J
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2012
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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 ...

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Procedia Engineering
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34
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© 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.
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