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    Kinesiology of kicking a soccer ball

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    Describe the kinesiology of kicking a soccer ball with your right leg, begin from right tow off and include as much of the kinematic chain as possible. This includes the plane, axis, osteo, arthro ,force, resistance, and control. What muscles are being used?

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    First in the chain of biomechanics is cocking the player's kicking limb in anticipation and preparation of the downward motion necessary for kicking the ball. The eyes of the kicker are placated on the ball with the kickers' opposite arm to his or her kicking leg raised and perpendicular to the kicking direction. This is done to counter-balance the rotating body of the kicker as the kicker prepares to plant his or her foot 5-10 cm's adjacent to the ball. ...

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    Suggestion on how to kick a soccer ball.