An analysis of the location of the takeoff foot in the pole vault
Engsberg, Jack R.
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This study observed cinematographically, the takeoff step in the pole vault. Thirty-eight vaults ranging from 13.5 ft. to 15.0 ft. taken from 10 Ss were analyzed with 2 hypotheses being tested. Films were taken at 100 frames per sec. during 4 indoor track meets held at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Fieldhouse.