Marianna Liparoti


The evaluation of the upper limb movements in sports has two main objectives: the improvement of the athletic gesture and the prevention of injuries. This assessment can be carried out using different methodological approaches, i.e. qualitative or quantitative methods of analysis. In this work, a narrative review is performed on the methodology, applied in sports, for the assessment of the upper limb. Using a didactic-educational approach, this study aims to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of the qualitative and quantitative methods used to estimate the movements of the upper limb in athletes. Furthermore, this work aims to formulate recommendations for carrying out movement analysis, useful for improving performance evaluation in sports and training monitoring.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.32043/gsd.v6i1s.500


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