Sports have developed over time into an entire industry from the children who grow up playing sports to the professional players that fans love to watch. Because all sports involve movements of the human body, a bio-mechanical system, these movements may be modeled with mathematics and physics. Speciﬁcally, the sports of golf, tennis, and baseball can use the concepts of a double pendulum to maximize sport performance. The double pendulum model is applied to these sports by making the arm one pendulum and the club, racquet, or bat the second pendulum. A good understanding of the mechanics of a double pendulum and its connection to these sports can enhance the eﬀorts of players and aid them in their performance.
"Using Mechanics of a Double Pendulum to Maximize Sport Performance,"
Bridges: A Journal of Student Research: Vol. 13:
13, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.coastal.edu/bridges/vol13/iss13/5