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This section of the website is dedicated to research articles that have been undertaken by Quintic Consultancy Ltd or by Quintic Software users.

Biomechanical Analysis: Different Phases Of Motion Of A Golf Ball During A Golf Putt Across A Range Of Speeds

Richard, P. J. Whiston

SR-311 Dissertation Research Project, Swansea University.

To Evaluate the Relative Influence of Coefficient of Friction on a Putted Golf Ball

Rory, Mckenzie, Liam, Eley, Iwan, W. Griffiths, Paul, D. Hurrion

Presented at the 2016 World Scientific Congress of Golf.
St Andrews, Scotland, July 2016

 Speed Changes Everything – an investigation into the effect of launch characteristics on putting performance

Paul, D, Hurrion., James, MacKay., Mark, Sweeney., Mr Andrew, R, Collinson.

Presented at the 2016 World Scientific Congress of Golf.
St Andrews, Scotland, July 2016

An Investigation into Golf Ball Speed at Hole Entry

Jonathon, J, Sheppard., Paul, D, Hurrion., & Andrew, R, Collinson.

Presented at the 2016 World Scientific Congress of Golf.
St Andrews, Scotland, July 2016

Reducing Peak Pressures Under the Saddle Panel at the Level of the 10th to 13th Thoracic Vertebrae May Be Associated With Improved Gait Features, Even When Saddles Are Fitted to Published Guidelines.

Rachel Murray a,*, Russell Guire b, Mark Fisher c, Vanessa Fairfax d
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 54 (2017) 60–69
  • a Centre for Equine Studies, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK
  • b Centaur Biomechanics, Moreton Morrell, UK
  • c British Equestrian Federation Consultant Master Saddler, Wisbech, UK
  • d Fairfax Saddles Ltd, Walsall, UK

A Bridle Designed to Avoid Peak Pressure Locations Under the Headpiece and Noseband Is Associated With More Uniform Pressure and Increased Carpal and Tarsal Flexion, Compared With the Horse’s Usual Bridle

Rachel Murray a,*, Russell Guire b, Mark Fisher c, Vanessa Fairfax d
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 35 (2015) 947–955
  • a Centre for Equine Studies, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, UK
  • b Centaur Biomechanics, Moreton Morrell, UK
  • c British Equestrian Federation Consultant Master Saddler, Wisbech, UK
  • d Fairfax Saddles Ltd, Walsall, UK

Effects of a stretching regime on stride length and range of motion in equine trot

Natasha S. Rose a, Alison J. Northrop a,*, Charlotte V. Brigden a, Jaime H. Martin b
The Veterinary Journal 181 (2009) 53–55

  • a Equine Research Group, Equine Department, Myerscough College, St. Michael’s Road, Bilsborrow, Preston PR3 0RY, UK
  • b Equine Research Group, Agriculture and Countryside Department, Myerscough College, St. Michael’s Road, Bilsborrow, Preston PR3 0RY, UK

Girth pressure measurements reveal high peak pressures that can be avoided using an alternative girth design that also results in increased limb protraction and flexion in the swing phase.

Rachel Murray, a: Russel Guire, b: Mark Fisher, c: Vanessa Fairfax, d:
The Veterinary Journal 198 (2013) 92–97

  • a Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket CB8 7UU, UK
  • b Centaur Biomechanics, Moreton Morrell CV35 9BB, UK
  • c British Equestrian Federation Consultant Master Saddler, Leverington, Wisbech PE13 5BU, UK
  • d Fairfax Saddles Ltd, Fryers Road, Bloxwich, Walsall WS3 2XJ, UK

Reliability and construct validity of soccer skills tests that measure passing, shooting, and dribbling.

Mark Russell, David Benton, and Michael Kingsley
Journal of Sports Science. Volume 28, Issue 13, 2010, p1399-1408

Northumbria University, UK

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The Effects of Fatigue on Soccer Skills Performed During a Soccer Match Simulation

Mark Russell, David Benton, and Michael Kingsley,
International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 2011, 6, 221-233

Northumbria University, UK

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How should we assess the mechanical properties of lower-limb prosthesis technology used in elite sport?
An initial investigation

Bryce Dyer, Philip Sewell, Siamak Noroozi :
J. Biomedical Science and Engineering, 2013, 6, 116-123

School of Design Engineering & Computing, Bournemouth University, Poole, UK

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Does whole body vibration training affect knee kinematics and neuromuscular control in healthy people?

Borja Sanudo , Adrian Feria , Luis Carrasco , Moiss de Hoyo , Rui Santos & Hugo Gamboa

Journal of Sports Sciences, (2012) 30:14, 1537-1544,

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The girth Team GBR kept as a secret weapon: Equine Biomechanical analysis

Russell Guire, Centaur Biomechanics
Horse & Hound 30th August 2012 p58-60.

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Improving gait performance in Parkinson’s disease: A case report suggesting a role for footwear modifications

Mathieson, I., Curran, S., Hallam, S. & Corne, J. (2008). Physiotherapy, 94, 85–88.

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Do putters with groove face inserts produce preferable ball roll characteristics?

Richardson, A.K., Thain, P.K., & Mitchell, A.C.S. (2012). BASES Biomechanics Interest Group, 4th April 2012 : University of Ulster

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Lumbar vertebral stress injuries in fast bowlers: A review of prevalence and risk factors

Johnson,M.,Ferreira M., Hush, J. (2012) Physical Therapy in Sport, (2011) 1-8

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The effect of grab and rear weighted track start techniques on start time and the components of start time in freestyle sprint swimming

Nicholas, R.W. & Watkins, J. (2006). Journal of Human Movement Studies, 50(5), 291-306.

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Kinematic analysis of rugby union lineout throw

Griffiths, I.W. & Hughes. G. (2005). Journal of Sports Sciences, 23, 93-223.
BASES Annual Conference, 7th-9th September 2004: Liverpool.

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Video analysis software and its application to trampolining

White, R. & Kouache, L. (2007). Journal of Sports Sciences, 25(3), 235-369.
Abstracts: BASES Annual Conference, 11th-13th September 2006: University of Wolverhampton.

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Serum relaxin levels affect the in vivo properties of some but not all tendons in normally menstruating young women

Pearson, S.J., Burgess, K.E. & Onamb´el´e, G.L. (2011). Experimental Physiology, 96 (7), 681–688.

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Linear acceleration measurement utilizing inter-instrument synchronization: A comparison between accelerometers and motion-based tracking approaches

Callaway, A.J., Cobb, J.E. (2012). Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 16: 151–163.

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An investigation into Weight Distribution and Kinematic Parameters during the Putting Stroke

Hurrion, P.D., and Hurrion, R.D. (2008)
Presented at the World Scientific Congress of Golf, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

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An Investigation into the effect of the roll of a golf ball using a C-Groove putter.

Hurrion, P.D., Hurrion, R.D. (2002) Presented at the World Scientific Congress of Golf, St Andrews, Scotland.

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An Analysis of Eye and Club Face Alignment at Address in Putting

MacKay, J. (2008)
Presented at the World Scientific Congress of Golf, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

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An Investigation Into the Effect of ‘Miss-Hits’ During the Putting Stroke

Hurrion, P.D. (2007)
Presented at TPI Teaching Conference, Carslbad, CA, USA.

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An Investigation Into the reliability of Quintic Biomechanics Software, when used to measure Transverse Plane Tibial Rotation through the use of a Tibial Pointer.

Lovett, B. (2006) University Wales Institue, Cardiff. BSc (Hons) Podiatry – Final Year Dissertation

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The Fast Medium Bowler – Sports Biomechanics and Technical Anlysis Model.

Hurrion, P.D., Harmer, J. (2003)
Presented at the World Congress of Science and Medicine in Cricket. Cape Town, South Africa.

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