Elbow but not knee joint kinematics can be assessed using photogrammetric methods during a non-stationary slap shot in ice hockey

GÖKTEPE A., Ozfidan I., KARABÖRK H., Korkusuz F.

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND ESSAYS, vol.5, no.3, pp.339-342, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Page Numbers: pp.339-342
  • Keywords: Digital photogrammetry, motion analysis, biomechanics, ice hockey, slap shot


In this study, elbow and knee joint kinematics of the non stationary ice hockey slap shot was investigated using photogrammetric methods. Four right handed elite Turkish ice hockey players from various teams participated in the study in order to scientifically obtain a general description of elbow and knee joint kinematics during a non-stationary slap shot. The loading, contact and follow through phases were analyzed using a dual camera and Pictran software system. The results showed an elbow angle pattern consistent with previous studies, however a general knee angle strategy could not be obtained.