Title

A biomechanical analysis of the strongman log lift and comparison with weightlifting's clean and jerk

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Sage Publications

Place of Publication

London, UK

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

RAS ID

20550

Comments

Originally published as: Winwood, P. W., Cronin, J. B., Brown, S. R., & Keogh, J. W. L. (2015). A biomechanical analysis of the strongman log lift and comparison with weightlifting's clean and jerk. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(5). 869-886. Original article available here

Abstract

This study compared the biomechanical characteristics of the log lift and clean and jerk. Six experienced male strongman athletes performed log lifts and clean and jerks at 70% of their 1RM clean and jerk. Significant (p

DOI

10.1260/1747-9541.10.5.869

Access Rights

Not open access