Track and Field
 

Abstract

In the course of a discus throw, the center of mass of the thrower + discus system translated forward across the circle. This way the speed of the center of mass contributes to the speed of the discus. An analogy that can be used to explain how the speed of the center of mass contributes to the speed of the discus is as follows.

Document Type

Article

Source Publication

Techniques for Track and Field & Cross Country

Version

Publisher's Version

Publication Date

2-1-2013

Volume

6

Issue

3

First Page

31

Last Page

34

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