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jkeogh38
06-23-2008, 10:41 AM
Hi

In the athletic literature, it is quite common to report sprint times for 20, 30 or 40 m sprints at 5, 10, 20 m etc intervals, see the attached references for an example

However, is there any such data available on instantaneous speeds at the 5, 10 m etc for adult or chid athletes from any sports

I need such data to perform some calculations of the kinetic energy of collision in team sport athletes

Thanks in advance

Justin



Baker, D., & Nance, S. (1999). The relation between running speed and measures of strength and power in professional rugby league players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 13(3), 230-235.
Cronin, J. B., & Hansen, K. T. (2005). Strength and power predictors of sports speed. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 19(2), 349-357.
Chamari, K., Hachana, Y., Ahmed, Y. B., Galy, O., Sghaier, F., Chatard, J. C., et al. (2004). Field and laboratory testing in young elite soccer players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(2), 191-196
Wisloff, U., Castagna, C., Helgerud, J., Jones, R., & Hoff, J. (2004). Strong correlation of maximal squat strength with sprint performance and vertical jump height in elite soccer players. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 38(3), 285-288

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