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Pole force and inertial measurements to analyze cross-country skiing performance in field conditions

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Pole force and inertial measurements to analyze cross-country skiing performance in field conditions. / Nikkola, Antti; Särkkä, Olli; Suuriniemi, Saku; Kettunen, Lauri.

In: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, Vol. 232, No. 4, 01.12.2018, p. 323-333.

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Nikkola, A, Särkkä, O, Suuriniemi, S & Kettunen, L 2018, 'Pole force and inertial measurements to analyze cross-country skiing performance in field conditions', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, vol. 232, no. 4, pp. 323-333. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754337118759359

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Nikkola, A., Särkkä, O., Suuriniemi, S., & Kettunen, L. (2018). Pole force and inertial measurements to analyze cross-country skiing performance in field conditions. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 232(4), 323-333. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754337118759359

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Nikkola A, Särkkä O, Suuriniemi S, Kettunen L. Pole force and inertial measurements to analyze cross-country skiing performance in field conditions. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology. 2018 Dec 1;232(4):323-333. https://doi.org/10.1177/1754337118759359

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Nikkola, Antti ; Särkkä, Olli ; Suuriniemi, Saku ; Kettunen, Lauri. / Pole force and inertial measurements to analyze cross-country skiing performance in field conditions. In: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology. 2018 ; Vol. 232, No. 4. pp. 323-333.

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