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Table 2 Study characteristics investigating acute motion analysis with kettlebell exercise

From: Kettlebell training in clinical practice: a scoping review

Author Participants Measurements Exercise Hardstyle
/ Sport /
other
Load
(kg)
Control / comparator
n Age (yrs) Weight (kg) Gender Active Kettlebell
proficient
/ novice
Back et al. (2016) [68] 7 32 ± 1 (exp)
30 ± 1.41 (beg)
70.5 ± 1.8
78.33 ± 3.86
unknown Y proficient joint segment angle and velocity at the pelvis, hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow and wrist 2H swing hardstyle 16 kg expert
Bullock et al. (2017) [57] 15 26.7 ± 4.3 77.6 ± 13.5 M / F Y proficient cycle time + joint segment angle and velocity at the ankle, knee and hip 2H swing other 12 - 20 kg overhead + Indian club swing
Oikarinen et al. (2016)a [69] 5 28–50 unknown M Y novice joint segment angles at the shoulder, elbow and wrist + segment angle and velocity at the lumbar 2H swing other 16 - 24 kg overhead
Ross et al. (2015) [70] 4 29–47 68.3–108.1 M Y proficient horizontal and vertical displacement + velocity of the kettlebell snatch Sport 32 kg none
Silva et al. (2017)b [71] 1 25 72 M Y novice joint segment ankles of arm-trunk, thigh-trunk and leg-thigh + time OH swing other unknown unstable surface
Van Gelder et al. (2015) [58] 23 24 ± 1.97 61.8 ± 8.79 (F) 80.5 ± 10.0 (M) M / F Y novice joint segment angle at the hip 2H swing other 8 - 16 kg 1H swing
Zin et al. (2018)b [72] 3 24 ± 0.82 70.2 ± 5.18 M Y novice joint segment angles at the hip, knee and ankle 2H swing hardstyle 4 - 8 kg load
  1. athesis, bconference paper, 2H two-handed, OH overhead, exp. expert, beg beginner