Posts Tagged ‘chain’

Introduction: In athletics, muscles work in coordinated synergies to create movements and accelerate, decelerate, and stabilize forces. Athletic movements that are recruited by the nervous system are termed muscle synergies. Muscles synergies work as a coordinated unit to isometrically stabilize, accelerate, and...

The human body is often considered to be a three-link chain: 1) lower body; 2) core; and 3) upper body. In baseball, force is in initiated in the hips and legs and then transferred through the core to the shoulders, arms and hands where it is applied to the bat or ball. We know that a chain is only as strong as its...