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Mapping the dart thrower’s arc

By Jay D. Lenn

Grant recipients use OREF funding to study wrist motion

Nearly everyone, it seems, has what it takes to play a decent game of darts. Studies have shown that the movement of the wrist needed to throw a dart, generating a certain degree of force and reaching a desired target, is employed in such activities as combing hair, tying a shoe, and pouring from a pitcher.

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