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TAKE-OFF FOOT [2 records]

Record 1 2007-02-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Track and Field
DEF

The foot from which the athlete drives off the ground when executing a spring as in the high jump, the pole vault, and the hurdles.

CONT

The take-off foot is planted in the direction of the run and the lead leg is vigourously thrown up straight.

Key term(s)
  • takeoff foot

French

Domaine(s)
  • Athlétisme
CONT

Avant de prendre son élan, le sauteur se concentre, muscles relâchés. Il part en portant le pied d'appel en avant et en fixant la barre qu'il ne quittera plus des yeux pendant toute la phase d'impulsion.

PHR

blocage du pied d'appel.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Atletismo
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Record 2 2001-01-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Basketball
Key term(s)
  • take-off foot
  • take off foot

French

Domaine(s)
  • Basket-ball

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Básquetbol
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