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Amateur Pole Vaulter Heather Higashi  Period 2
What is pole vaulting? <ul><li>Pole vaulting is a track and field event in which a person uses a long, flexible pole as an...
What is pole vaulting? <ul><li>Pole vaulting is considered a cross-training sport.  </li></ul><ul><li>Anaerobic and aerobi...
Skills needed <ul><li>Sprinting </li></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Upper and lower...
Hand and forearm muscles used when vaulting (used to grip pole) <ul><ul><li>Flexor Pollicis Longus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Arm muscles used when vaulting (used to hold/drop pole and to pull body up and over the clearance bar) <ul><ul><li>Deltoid...
Upper body muscles used when vaulting (Used to hold/drop pole and to pull body up and over the clearance bar) <ul><ul><li>...
Abdomen muscles used when vaulting (used to swing legs upward, hold body position, and turn body over clearance bar)  <ul>...
Butt muscles used when vaulting (used when running and maintaining upside down body position) <ul><ul><ul><li>Gluteus maxi...
Hip muscles used when vaulting (used to help swing legs upward and to run) <ul><ul><li>Iliopsoas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Leg muscles used when vaulting (used to sprint and jump) <ul><ul><li>Rectus femoris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vastus medi...
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  1. 1. Amateur Pole Vaulter Heather Higashi Period 2
  2. 2. What is pole vaulting? <ul><li>Pole vaulting is a track and field event in which a person uses a long, flexible pole as an aid to leap over a bar. </li></ul><ul><li>The pole is used to jump over a horizontal crossbar without knocking it down. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is pole vaulting? <ul><li>Pole vaulting is considered a cross-training sport. </li></ul><ul><li>Anaerobic and aerobic exercises are involved. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Skills needed <ul><li>Sprinting </li></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Upper and lower body strength </li></ul><ul><li>Core strength </li></ul><ul><li>Mental toughness </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hand and forearm muscles used when vaulting (used to grip pole) <ul><ul><li>Flexor Pollicis Longus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexor Digitorum Superficialis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexor Digitorum Profundus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opponens Digiti Minimi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opponens Pollicis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexor Pollicis Brevis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adductor Pollicis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Dorsal Interossei </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Palmar Interossei </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Arm muscles used when vaulting (used to hold/drop pole and to pull body up and over the clearance bar) <ul><ul><li>Deltoid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biceps brachii </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Triceps brachii </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brachialis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brachioradialis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensor carpi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>radialis longus </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Upper body muscles used when vaulting (Used to hold/drop pole and to pull body up and over the clearance bar) <ul><ul><li>Pectoralis major and minor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latissimus Dorsi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trapezius </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rhomboid major and minor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teres major and minor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscapularis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supraspinatus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infraspinatus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serratus anterior </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Abdomen muscles used when vaulting (used to swing legs upward, hold body position, and turn body over clearance bar) <ul><ul><li>External oblique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal oblique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transversus abdominis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rectus abdominis </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Butt muscles used when vaulting (used when running and maintaining upside down body position) <ul><ul><ul><li>Gluteus maximus, medius, minimus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Piriformis </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Hip muscles used when vaulting (used to help swing legs upward and to run) <ul><ul><li>Iliopsoas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sartorius </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tenor fasciae latae </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Leg muscles used when vaulting (used to sprint and jump) <ul><ul><li>Rectus femoris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vastus medialis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vastus lateralis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vastus intermedius </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Semitendinosus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Semimembranosus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biceps femoris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>long head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biceps femoris </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>short head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gastrocnemius </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soleus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tibialis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>posterior/anterior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peroneous </li></ul></ul>

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