Track and Field
 

Abstract

Angular momentum, which is also called rotary momentum, is a mechanical factor in discus throwing that basically describes how fast the thrower+discus system is rotating. Changes in the angular momentum of the system can occur only when forces are exerted at a point off center of mass.

Document Type

Article

Source Publication

Techniques for Track and Field & Cross Country

Version

Publisher's Version

Publication Date

5-1-2011

Volume

4

Issue

4

First Page

8

Last Page

16

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