Methodology for Motion Analysis
– Know the KINEMATICS/TECHNIQUE required for the motion to be studied
-Understand the specific PURPOSE of the skill (in
-Be able to distinguish between CAUSE of a problem from the STMPTOMS or UNRELATED IDIOSYNCRATIC MOVEMENT
Eg: Volleyball Serve
GOAL: project the ball over the net and into opposite court
REQUIREMENTS in BIOMECHANICAL TERMS: Co-ordinated summation of forces produced by trunk rotation, shoulder extension, elbow extension and forward translation of total body center of gravity, ALONG WITH contact of the ball at the appropriate height and angle.