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Essays covering a range of topics from weightlifting biomechanics; injury susceptibility in sport; weightlifting training; weightlifting sports science.

Nine Straps Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com

Far more is unknown about injury mechanism in sport than is known. Were it the other way around; for instance, rates of injury, the proliferation of injuries in professional, collegiate and high school sports in America would reflect this (Charniga, 2016 – 2020). A reverse engineering concept to determine cause of injury beginning with a …

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Impressions of the 2020 Chinese National Weightlifting Championships.: The Women

The Chinese national weightlifting championships for women were held in Kaihua, Zhejiang Province China between 10:16- 19, 2020. The competition was readily available to view online; so what follows are notes of what transpired at this competition. Although the level of the competition was quite high despite the effect of the pandemic; here are a …

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Learning the Jerk From the Chest Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com

  Commensurate Effort Jerking the barbell successfully on the 3rd attempt in competition is the most difficult and complex skill in weightlifting sport. Typically, the success rate of the 3rd attempt in the clean and jerk at international, continental and national competitions is under 40%; sometimes even less than 30% (Charniga, A., “Power, Equilibrium and …

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Subliminal Delusion & Merriam Webster Andrew Charniga www.sportivnypress.com

  “…{Tommy} John also acknowledged that the honor is a dubious one: “But in another way, how did this surgery get so rampant that it became this commonplace?” www.forbes.com/ Various essays have dealt with what is clearly an epidemic of injuries in American sport (Charniga, 2015 – 2019). These essays have analyzed injures from a …

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Power, Equilibrium and the Struggle with Horizontal Gravity

Power, Equilibrium and the Struggle With Horizontal Gravity Andrew Charniga Sportivnypress.com “The majority of weightlifters are usually good at the clean; however, many experience difficulty in jerking the barbell from the chest.” Nechepurenko, V.A., 1971 The most difficult task for the weightlifter is to  jerk the barbell from the chest on the 3rd  attempt in …

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