Skill analysis of the wrist release in golf swing to utilize shaft elasticity

SUZUKI, S., HAAKE, S. J. and HELLER, B. (2005). Skill analysis of the wrist release in golf swing to utilize shaft elasticity. In: SUBIC, A. and UJIHASHI, S., (eds.) The impact of technology on sport. Australasian sports technology alliance , 188-193.

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Abstract

In this study, skill of the wrist turn in golf swing was analysed by using a three-dimensional dynamic model including three dimensional shaft vibration. It is generally noticed that professional and expert golfers try to match shaft flexibility with their swing style, and that the property of the expert swing appears in the wrist turn as a 'natural' or 'late' release. Thus, the relationship between the timing of the skillful wrist turn and the shaft vibration was examined. And also the skill of the wrist turn for the long drive was experimentally verified by measuring the movement of the wrist and the dynamic deformation of the shaft during the down swing.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Proceedings of APCST2005 - Asia-Pacific congress on sports technology
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
Depositing User: Carole Harris
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2010 10:30
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2010 10:30
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/2299

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