Laterality Of The Lower Limbs And Carving Turns

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dc.contributor.author Vaverka, František
dc.contributor.author Vodičková, Soňa
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-24
dc.date.available 2016-05-24
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.issn 0860-021X
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.tul.cz/handle/15240/16358
dc.description.abstract The aim of this study is to discover whether the lateral preference of the lower limbs influences the execution of successive carving turns or not. Six skilled skiers (men, right lower limb preference, age 26.5 +/- 1.61 years old, height 1.80 +/- 0.04 m, body weight 78.83 +/- 5.46 kg) executed 30 (18 left, 12 right) symmetrical carving turns. Kinetic analysis of the final vertical component of reaction force FZ(t) measured dynamometrically provided the information about the time of initiation and steering phases of the turn and the maximum force, average force and force impulse. Differences between right and left turns are not statistically significant. Factual analyses of the magnitude of measured variables confirmed that left turns were found to have a longer duration, a shorter initiation and longer steering phase, and higher level of produced force and force impulse in comparison with right turns. Based on the results it can be concluded that the turns where the outer leg is the preferred limb are preferentially used to regulate the speed of the ride. The study of laterality in symmetrical carving turns has proven that lateral preference of lower extremities influences the execution of the turn also by expert skiers. en
dc.description.sponsorship Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GACR) [406/08/0572]
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Inst Sport
dc.publisher Technical university of Liberec, Czech Republic en
dc.publisher Technická Univerzita v Liberci cs
dc.relation.ispartof Biology Of Sport en
dc.source j-wok
dc.subject dynamometry en
dc.subject kinetic analysis en
dc.subject laterality en
dc.subject lower limbs en
dc.subject ski turn en
dc.title Laterality Of The Lower Limbs And Carving Turns en
dc.type Article
local.relation.volume 27
local.relation.issue 2
local.identifier.wok 279499200010
local.faculty Faculty of Sciences, Humanities and Education
local.citation.spage 129
local.citation.epage 134
local.department Department of Physical Education
local.identifier.stag RIV/61989592:15510/10:10212392
local.access οpen
local.fulltext yes


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