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  • 2008 WORLD JUNIOR OUTDOOR RANKINGS.
     // Athletics; Mar/Apr2009, p14 

    An updated list of the 2008 World Junior Outdoor Rankings is presented which includes China's Xingjuan Zheng topping the High Jump event with a time of 1.91, Lijao Gong who bagged the Shot Put event with a 19.46 and Li Zhang for the Javelin Throw with a 62.09.

  • LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER.
    Valk, Garry // Sports Illustrated; 07/21/1969, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p4 

    An introduction to the magazine is presented in which the publisher discusses an article on Madison Square Garden matchmaker Teddy Brenner and a report on javelin throwing.

  • Incoming!
    Orlikow, Gordon // Fortune; 10/4/2004, Vol. 150 Issue 7, p30 

    Presents a letter to the editor concerning the article "Spear Wars" published in the September 6th edition of "Fortune" magazine and focusing on the sport of javelin throwing.

  • The Javelin Throw.
    Lawler, Peter // Modern Athlete & Coach; Jan2008, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p9 

    The article lists the common problems encountered in young athletes of javelin throwing which include problems in controlling the grip once withdrawal has commenced, adequate speed is evident on the approach run and crude withdrawal technique resulting in poor positioning of the javelin relative...

  • Injuries to javelin throwers: Gender differences.
    Butcher, M. // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ; Apr-Jun98 Supplement, Vol. 33 Issue 2, pS60 

    Focuses on a study which looked at injuries sustained by collegiate javelin throwers. Information on a questionnaire used to collect data; Statistics on javelin injuries; Comparison of the javelin injuries experienced by males and females; Factors which may affect these gender differences;...

  • Teen pierced by javelin survives.
    Butcher, M. // Current Science; 1/14/94, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p11 

    Reports on Metuchen, New Jersey resident, Jeremy Campbell's accidental penetration by a javelin. Proximity of the javelin to Campbell's carotid artery.

  • Getting It Back: A Case Study of Skill Recovery in an Elite Athlete.
    Collins, Dave; Morriss, Calvin; Trower, John // Sport Psychologist; Sep99, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p288 

    Describes the design, execution and evaluation of intervention to aid the recovery of optimum technique in an elite javelin thrower. Details on the execution of the optimum technique; Use of contrast style drills with mental skills to promote effective learning; Effectiveness of intervention on...

  • Javelin and Stretching.
    Collins, Dion // Modern Athlete & Coach; Oct2012, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p12 

    Several photographs of athletes performing javelin stretches are presented.

  • Painful example.
    O'Brien, Richard; McCallum, Jack // Sports Illustrated; 5/23/94, Vol. 80 Issue 20, p15 

    Comments on the New Jersey state athletic association and states that they will be taking up the issue of safety in the javelin throw. Injury sustained by Sarah Miniman, 17, of Watchung Regional High; Discussion of the possible use of rubber-tipped javelins.

  • The last word.
    Dappolone, Mike; Chakrapani, Lakshmi Narasimhan; Daugherty, Jeremy // New Scientist; 6/30/2001, Vol. 170 Issue 2297, p121 

    Answers several questions on the physics involved in throwing a javelin. Physics involved in achieving the maximum range; Forces acting on a javelin during its flight; Basic equations for projectile motion.

  • CANADIAN OUTDOOR RANKINGS.
    Smith, Cecil // Athletics; Dec2006, p23 

    A list of Canadian outdoor rankings in men and women's track and field is presented including the 100M, the decathlon and the javelin events.

  • THE JAVELIN.
    Hughes, Morgan // Throws; 2001, p21 

    Javelin throwing is one of the most exciting and dangerous events in track and field. Three different grips used in the javelin are the American, the Finnish and the Hungarian, of which the Finnish grip is the most popular. The approach may be upto 16 steps, with the release being made off the...

  • 19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKE OVER.
    Hughes, Morgan // Sports Illustrated; 08/04/1969, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p64 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "A National Disgrace," in the July 7, 1969 issue, "They're All Out To Launch," by Jerry Kirshenbaum, and "I Just Couldn't Believe My Ears," by Ken Harrelson both in the July 21, 1969 issue.

  • 2013 Canadian Track & Field Championships - Results.
    Hughes, Morgan // Athletics; Jul2013, p12 

    The article lists the results of the 2013 Canadian Track & Field Championships, that include high jump, javelin throwing, and shot putting.

  • Measurement of Applied Force and Deflection in the Javelin Throw.
    Maeda, Masato; Shamoto, Eiji // Journal of Applied Biomechanics; Nov1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p429 

    Presents the measurement of applied force and deflection in the javelin throw. Components of force and deflection; Performance of force sensors in terms of linearity and crosstalk; Analysis on the dynamic interaction between the throwers and javelin.

  • Body Segment and Release Parameter Contributions to New-Rules Javelin Throwing.
    Whiting, William C.; Gregor, Robert J.; Halushka, Marie // International Journal of Sport Biomechanics; May1991, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p111 

    Eight male javelin throwers were filmed while throwing new-rules javelins during competition at five meets over a 2-year period. Body segment kinematics and javelin release parameters were assessed relative to their contribution to throwing performance. The data suggest that successful throws,...

  • The last word.
    Whiting, William C.; Gregor, Robert J.; Halushka, Marie // New Scientist; 7/28/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2301, p137 

    Answers queries on science. How bees make honey; Information on light water in a fire extinguisher; Physics involved in achieving the maximum range when throwing a javelin.

  • SPEAR WARS.
    Hochman, Paul // Fortune International (Europe); 9/6/2004, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p26 

    Examines the battle between javelin makers and athletes, and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), an organization with a history of rigidly defining what constitutes an official javelin. How the organization changed the rule regarding the center of gravity in the...

  • SPEAR WARS.
    Hochman, Paul // Fortune; 9/6/2004, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p56 

    Examines the battle between javelin makers and athletes, and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), an organization with a history of rigidly defining what constitutes an official javelin. How the organization changed the rule regarding the center of gravity in the...

  • Rotational Javelin Throwing-- The Fundamentals.
    Calvert, Garry // Track Coach; Summer2014, Issue 208, p6633 

    The article discusses the history, various fundamental techniques of rotational javelin. Topics discussed include successful javelin throwers of recent time including Jan Zelezny, Sergey Makarov and Kostadinos Gatsioudis, rotational throwing techniques including cross stride, horizontal rotation...

  • Optimal Javelin Release.
    Calvert, Garry // Journal of Applied Biomechanics; Nov1995, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p371 

    This paper reports a study of the optimal release of men's and women's new and old rule javelins involving modeling, simulation, optimization (including sensitivity analysis), and simulation evaluation. Because of the lack of reproducibility in earlier results of two-dimensional flight...

  • Throwing without your arm.
    Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124); 7/12/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 15, pA1 

    Reports on Chris Vogel's invention of a device called BAS to teach the proper technique for throwing the javelin. Formation of a company named BAS Throwing Systems LLC; Gill Athletics Inc.'s acquisition of the exclusive rights to the training apparatus; Possible retail price of the device.

  • Pan Am Junior Championships Windsor, Ontario, July 28-July 31,2005 Schedule.
    Parish, Linn // Athletics; Jul2005, p6 

    Presents the schedule of the Pan American Junior Championships in track and field in Windsor, Ontario from July 28-31, 2005. Events for men and women, including decathlon, javelin throw, hurdles and triple jump.

  • A Spear-Carrier No More.
    Levin, Dan // Sports Illustrated; 05/10/1982, Vol. 56 Issue 19, p70 

    The article features javelin thrower Bob Roggy, who broke the 300 feet 12-year American record of Mark Murro. Roggy threw a javelin at a distance of 307 feet and 6 inches during the Bruce Jenner/Michelob Light track and field classic held at the San Jose City College stadium in California. His...

  • A champion with a camera for sale.
    Maule, Tex // Sports Illustrated; 07/09/1962, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p49 

    The article focuses on Janusz Sidlo, Poland's javelin champion. The 28-year-old visited the U.S. with the Poland track team. His gift and ability to throw the javelin has earned him three prizes namely, a college education at the Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw, a job as a junior high...

  • THEY'RE ALL OUT TO LAUNCH.
    Kirshenbaum, Jerry // Sports Illustrated; 07/21/1969, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p38 

    The article talks about the interest of Americans in the sport of javelin. It notes that the sport of javelin is relatively unknown in most states of the U.S. Javelin competitions in high school only exist in 19 states. It state that the U.S. has somehow produced more than 20 promising throwers...

  • America's Next Great Hope.
    Dukel, Kurt // Track Coach; Fall2009, Issue 189, p6040 

    An interview with 2008 Olympic Trials champion javelin thrower Kara Patterson is presented. Patterson told her story of how she got into javelin during the eighth grade. She also talked about what the recruiting process was like for her at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. Patterson...

  • Rotational Javelin Throwing.
    Calvert, Garry // Modern Athlete & Coach; Jan2011, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p35 

    The article offers information on rotational javelin throwing, a technical model or technique in javelin throwing that is difficult to control and teach to throwers in Australia. It discusses several steps in understanding rotational throw including the cross stride or landing position,...

  • KINEMATIC DIFFERENCES IN PARAMETARS OF ELITE FOREIGN AND ELITE SERBIAN WOMEN JAVELIN THROWERS.
    Aleksić-Veljković, Aleksandra; Puletić, Miloš; Stanković, Ratko; Bubanj, Saša; Raković, Aleksandar; Stanković, Daniel // Facta Universitatis: Series Physical Education & Sport; 2012 Special Issue, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p329 

    The aim of this study is to determine the differences in kinematic parameters between the 2011 Serbian Cup Final female senior javelin throwers (N=10, age 18,3, height 170,5cm, weight 73,5kg), and the 2011 World Championships senior javelin throwers (N=3, age 27,6, height 176,3cm, weight...

  • A World Grown Smaller.
    Craig, Josh // Athletics; Jul2013, p10 

    The article presents information on several executives who are promoting sports in Canada. Diana Steven, executive director of Athletics Manitoba, is working to promote athletics in Canada. Laslo Babits, from the 1984 Canadian Olympic Team, traveled the world to represent Canada in the javelin....

  • With Hands or Swift Feet.
    Young, David C. // Natural History; Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p24 

    Discusses the development of Olympic games in Greece. Main debate about the discus throw; Description of the javelin throw; Objective of wrestling.

  • Kinematic differences in elite-level American male and female javelin throwers.
    LeBlanc, M.; Mooney, R. G. // Engineering of Sport 5, Volume 1; 2004, Vol. 1, p182 

    Elite-level American female javelin throwers throw less than 70% of the distance their male counterparts throw due primarily to their smaller javelin release velocity. The purpose of this study was to investigate if other kinematic differences exist during the final release phase. The two...

  • Geometric top theory of football, discus, javelin.
    Soodak, H. // Engineering of Sport 5, Volume 1; 2004, Vol. 1, p365 

    A geometric theory of symmetric tops, (Soodak, 2002), is used to analyze the rotational trajectories of three differently shaped spinning projectiles; a long football pass, discus throw, and javelin throw. Similarities and differences are exposed.

  • The Effect of Training Method and Motor Ability on Javelin Throw Technique.
    Tri Setyo Guntoro // Asian Social Science; Mar2014, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p159 

    The objective of this study is to find out the effect of training method and level of motor ability on the javelin throw technique. The sample for the research was 48 students randomly selected from the sports program at the Faculty of Education, Universitas Cenderawasih, Papua. The research...

  • Effect of Vibrations on Javelin Lift and Drag.
    Hubbard, Mont; Bergman, Christy D. // International Journal of Sport Biomechanics; Feb1989, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p40 

    The theory of crossflow aerodynamics is used to estimate the effect of thrower-induced vibrations on javelin mean lift and drag. Vibrations of all modes increase both lift and drag from the vibration-free condition. Percentage increases in lift and drag are largest at small mean angles of...

  • ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN JAVELIN THROWING TECHNIQUE AND RELEASE SPEED.
    Leigh, Steve; Hui Liu; Bing Yu // International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports: Conference Pr; 2010, Vol. 28, p1 

    The article presents a study which examines the association between javelin throwing technique and release speed. The study involves 62 competitive trials of 32 male and 30 female javelin throwers whose performances and speed were measured and calculated using three-dimensional (3D) coordinates...

  • ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN JAVELIN THROWING TECHNIQUE AND AERODYNAMIC DISTANCE.
    Leigh, Steve; Hui Liu; Bing Yu // International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports: Conference Pr; 2010, Vol. 28, p1 

    The article presents a study which examines the relationship between javelin throwing technique and aerodynamic distance. It explores the method of the study in which 62 competitive trials of 32 male and 30 female javelin throwers were observed through the use of three-dimensional (3D)...

  • MOVEMENT ANALYSIS FOR JAVELIN THROWERS IN THE QATAR 2009 CHAMPIONSHIPS.
    Mahmud, Eman // International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports: Conference Pr; 2010, Vol. 28, p1 

    A biomechanical analysis of the javelin throw at the Qatar Athletics Championships in Doha with comparison to international throwers was carried out by the Qatar Olympic Committee in 2009. This paper presents the results of this study for male finalists. The methodology used is based on Video...

  • 'Mythbusting'.
    Sneary, Peter // Modern Athlete & Coach; Jul2011, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p37 

    The article focuses on the art of throwing the javelin. It discusses the important body positions which shape the skills of effective final delivery of the javelin. It notes that the interaction between the short and long levers of the body is one of the significant keys to understanding the...

  • Norms.
    Lawler, Peter // Modern Athlete & Coach; Jul2011, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p41 

    The article discusses the Finnish and Russian norms for men's and women's javelin throw. The author explains that the Russian norms need clarification while the Finnish norms are comprehensive since they are designed for explosive power, strength, and additional lifts, throws, and jumps. Several...

  • THE POWER AND POWER CHANGES IN QUALIFICATIONAL ASPECT FOR COMPETITORS IN JAVELIN THROW.
    Stoikov, S.; Karapetrova, R.; Stoykov, G. // Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series VIII: ; 2010, Vol. 3 Issue 52, p165 

    It is most common in sports practice the following exercises from weigthtlifting tobe borrowed for the development of javelin throwers' strength development: barbell snatch, barbell clean turn, lying clean, squat, etc. This article deals with strength training of both men and women.

  • Influence of Kinematic Parameters on Result Efficiency in Javelin Throw.
    Saratlija, Predrag; Zagorac, Nebojša; Babić, Vesna // Collegium Antropologicum; May2013 Supplement, Vol. 37 Issue Supp 2, p31 

    The aim of the research was to define the influence of the kinematic parameters in the javelin throw success in the top junior athletes at the European Junior Athletics Championships in Novi Sad. A set, consisting of 17 kinematic variables, was applied on a sample of 16 athletes, and the same...

  • Body Segment Contributions to Javelin Throwing During Final Thrust Phases.
    Mero, Antti; Komi, Paavo V.; Korjus, Tapio; Navarro, Enrique; Gregor, Robert J. // Journal of Applied Biomechanics; May1994, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p166 

    This study investigated body segment contributions to javelin throwing during the last thrust phases. A 3-D analysis was performed on male and female javelin throwers during the finals of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona. The subjects were videotaped from the right side of the throwing area...

  • ANTIQUE GREEK COINS AS A SOURCE FOR THE HISTORIAN.
    Karl, H. // Canadian Journal of History of Sport & Physical Education; Dec79, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p76 

    The article looks at how ancient Greek coins provide information on Greek athletics. The article discusses the connection between state and religion as depicted on ancient coins, Agons, which are contests where a prize was given for the best achievement, and coins showing discus-throwing,...

  • Visual News Framing and Effects on Recipients' Attitudes Toward Athletes With Physical Disabilities.
    Von Sikorski, Christian; Schierl, Thomas; M�ller, Carsten; Oberh�user, Kai P. // International Journal of Sport Communication; Mar2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p69 

    The international media coverage of athletes with physical disabilities (AWD) shows diverse quantitative and qualitative shortcomings. This study explores what effects a specific visual framing in a print article about disability sports has on recipients' attitudes toward a depicted AWD. In an...

  • Helsinki.
    O'Brien, James; Craig, John // Athletics; Sep/Oct2005, p11 

    Reports on the results of the 2005 World Track and Field Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Women's results; Men's results; Sprints; Running; Relays; High jump; Pole vault; Long jump; Triple jump; Shot put; Discus; Hammer; Javelin; Heptathlon; Marathon; Wheelchair race; Decathlon. INSET:...

  • Results.
    O'Brien, James; Craig, John // Athletics; Sep/Oct2005, p40 

    Presents the detailed results of the 2005 World Track and Field Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Women's results; Men's results; Sprints; Running; Relays; High jump; Pole vault; Long jump; Triple jump; Shot put; Discus; Hammer; Javelin; Heptathlon; Marathon; Wheelchair race; Decathlon.

  • Her turn at a record.
    Verschoth, Anita // Sports Illustrated; 07/16/1973, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p56 

    The article profiles U.S. javelin thrower Kathy Schmidt who is trying to break the world record in 1973. According to her, javelin throwing is not the same with ball throwing because a person cannot do it on just a strong arm and it is important to learn the technique and develop muscles....

  • Update.
    Bechtel, Mark; Cannella, Stephen; Kennedy, Kostya // Sports Illustrated; 12/8/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 22, p28 

    The article reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team has signed Indian javelin throwers Dinesh Patel and Rinku Signh to contracts. The Pirates have been the worst team in baseball for many years, and have the worst pitching staff as well. The team hopes that Patel and Signh will be able...

  • DEAD AIM ON THE OLYMPICS.
    Maule, Tex // Sports Illustrated; 06/27/1960, Vol. 12 Issue 26, p20 

    The article provides information on the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) championships to be held in Bakersfield, California in June 1960, which will feature the surprising young athletes of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) against U.S. Olympic veterans. It says that...

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