View Full Version : biomechanics of baseball batting / hitting

David M Fortenbaugh
02-08-2006, 05:08 AM
Hello. I am very interested in further developing the biomechanical model of
the baseball swing presented in Welch et. al.'s 1995 article, Hitting a
Baseball: A Biomechanical Description. I am having a very difficult time
finding scientific research on the kinematics and kinetics of the player. There
is a wealth of information on the bat and bat-ball collisions, but very little
on the player swinging it. This seems to be the only article I could find so
far, and it is more than 10 years old. Any information on this topic over the
last 10 years would be most appreciated. Thank you all.

Dave Fortenbaugh
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