Our Anatomical analysis of the Cartwheel

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Our Anatomical analysis of the
Cartwheel
Lucy, Bex and Erin
Amature Cartwheel
Our Sporting Movement:
Cartwheel
Stages of the movement
Joints Involved
1. Preparation
2.Performance
3. Post
Ankle
Plantar flexion
tibialis anterior
foot plants on the ground
in front
of you
Plantar flexion
Knee
start-isometric
quads-flexion
front leg bent, quad
isometric
contracting, knee bent in
front of you
hamstring stretched
quads flexion
Hip
hip extension, oblique's
extending lateral flexion
my hip is extending as my
body
bends over sideways
anatomical
position
Joints Involved
1. Preparation
2.Performance
3. Post
Torso
lateral flexion torso
flexion and extension,
abdominals
isometric contraction in
abdominals
to keep balance.
anatomical position
Shoulder
extension of shoulders
put hands up in air for position
your anterior deltoid pulls it
half way, posterior deltoid
pulls it up above your head.
agonist and antagonist with
triceps
and biceps, extension of
lattimus
dorsi.
relaxed.
anatomical position
Elbow
elbows relaxed
extension of biceps and
triceps
relaxed, anatomical
position
Wrist
relaxed
flexion
relaxed
A Pro’s Cartwheel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3Z5Ag9AG
gY&feature=player_detailpage
Key Differences
Difference
What happens because of this
Bex is facing side on, where is the pro is facing
forward
She has a lot more power to push off her
front leg.
Look from front on she's in a straight line Bex loses balance and falls forward, the
and balanced while in the air, Bex’s legs
pro executes the cartwheel still in a
are not in the straight line and are leaning straight line.
towards the ground.
Pro allows slow movements while
performing the skill, I flick myself over
really fast.
Lose balance.
Pro has strong abdominals, Bex doesn’t.
Lose balance and cartwheel is not in a
straight line.
How to improve
• Analyse a pro doing it.
• Break down movements.
• A lot of stretch and core work.

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