In the past, many lay papers regarding the hammer throw have provided qualitative descriptions of elite throwers; however, they did not demonstrate a clear cause and effect relationship between an increase in hammer speed and double support. On the other hand, there is experimental evidence of the potential positive role of the single support in this event. Film analysis data have failed to add support to the double support theory in hammer throwing.
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Maheras, A. (2011). The Single Support in Hammer Throwing. Techniques for Track and Field & Cross Country, 5 (2), 14-20.