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The Effect of Weights on Atlatl Accuracy

Author(s): Teej Anspach ; Rebekah Merrill

Year: 2004

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J. Whittaker: unpublished class paper, Grinnell College.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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Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager

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Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America