The Effect of Weights on Atlatl Accuracy

Author(s): Teej Anspach; Rebekah Merrill

Year: 2004


J. Whittaker: unpublished class paper, Grinnell College. Throwing at ISAC target with Berg darts, atlatl unweighted and 81 gm weights at 3 positions. For each condition, 18 composite scores of five shots each. Proximal weight poorest; no weight and middle position show no signif diff; distal weight improved accuracy. Suggest improvement is from balancing dart while aiming.

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The Effect of Weights on Atlatl Accuracy. Teej Anspach, Rebekah Merrill. 2004 ( tDAR id: 423413)

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