A Kinematic Analysis of Fundamental Movement Skills

Cain C. T. Clark, Claire M. Barnes, Mark Holton, Huw D. Summers, Gareth Stratton

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Fundamental movement skills are considered the basic building blocks for movement and provide the foundation for specialized and sport-specific movement skills required for participation in a variety of physical activities. However, kinematic analyses of fundamental movement has not been performed. The aims of this study were to, (1) characterise the relationship between facets of fundamental movement and, (2) characterise the relationship between overall integrated acceleration and three-dimensional kinematic variables whilst performing fundamental movement skills. Eleven participants (10±0.8y, 1.41±0.07m, 33.4±8.6kg, body mass index; 16.4±3.1 kg·m

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-275
Number of pages15
JournalSport Science Review
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


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