What happens if an arm lock goes too far?

Linden Lonsdale, Kelly Anne Deamer, Elaine Lieu


Jiu jitsu is a Japanese martial art which partially looks at locking of limbs and joints to impart pain into an assailant, thus discouraging continued aggression. This paper will be looking at the application of a straight arm lock to see what would occur if it were applied to breaking point.


Health; Physics; Biology; Jiu Jitsu; Material properties; Biomechanics

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