NOTE: Papers marked ** contain many additional references.


Garhammer, J. and B. Takano. "Training For Weightlifting". In: Strength and Power in Sport  (P.V. Komi, ed.), THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OFSPORTSMEDICINE, Volume 3, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, England. Chapter 16, pp. 357-369, 1992.  [ Revised Edition - Chapter 25, pp. 502-515, 2003. ]

Escamilla RF, Lander JE and J Garhammer. "Biomechanics of Powerlifting and Weightlifting Exercises." Chapter 39,
pp. 585-615, in Exercise and Sport Science (Garrett and Kirkendale, eds.), Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2000.

Harman E, Garhammer J, and C Pandorf. "Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests."
Chapter 15, pp. 287-317, in Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Second Edition
(Baechle and Earle, eds.), Human Kinetics, 2000.

Garhammer, J. and P. Ward. "Resistance Training Equipment" (Chapter 14). In: Sports and Fitness Equipment Design (E. Kreighbaum and M. Smith, eds.), Human Kinetic Publishers, Inc., Champaign, IL, 1996.

** Garhammer, J. "Weight Lifting & Training" (Chapter 5, pp.169-211). In: Biomechanics of Sport  (C.L. Vaughan, ed.), CRC Publishers, Inc., Boca Raton, FL., 1989.

P.J. Rasch (ed.), Grabiner, M.D., J. Garhammer, and R.J. Gregor. Kinesiology and AppliedAnatomy. Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, PA., 1989, seventh edition.

Garhammer, J. Sports llustrated - StrengthTraining. Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1986. Second Printing,
Time, Inc., 1987.    Chapter 2.          Chapter 5.            Chapter 7.


Pauoli, K., K. Madole, J. Garhammer, M. Lacourse and R. Rozenek. "Reliability and Validity of the T-Test as a Measure of Agility, Leg Power, and Leg Speed in College-Aged Men and Women". J. Strength and Conditioning Research 14(4):443-450, 2000.

** Garhammer, J. "A review of power output studies of Olympic and Power lifting: Methodology, performance prediction,
and evaluation tests". J. Strength & Conditioning Research (formerly J. Appl. Sport Sci. Research) 7(2): 76-89,1993.

Garhammer, J., and R. Gregor. "Propulsive forces as a function of intensity for weightlifting and vertical jumping".
J. Appl. Sport Sci. Research 6(3):129-134, 1992.

Garhammer, J. "A comparison of maximal power outputs between elite male and female weightlifters in competition".
Int. J. Sport Biomechanics 7(1): 3-11, 1991.

Garhammer, J., and W.C. Whiting. "A comparison of three data smoothing techniques for determining weightlifting kinematics".  Scand. J. Sports Sci. 11(3): 97-104, 1989.

Garhammer, J. "Biomechanical profiles of Olympic weightlifters". Int. J. Sport Biomechanics 1(2): 122-130, 1985.

Garhammer, J. "Energy flow during Olympic weightlifting". Med. Sci. Sports Exercise 14(5):353-360, 1982.

Stone, M., H. O'Bryant, and J. Garhammer. "A hypothetical model for strength training".
J. Sports Med. Physical Fitness 21(4): 342-351, 1981.

Garhammer, J. "Power production by Olympic weightlifters". Med. Sci. Sports Exercise 12(1):54-60, 1980.

Garhammer, J. "Performance evaluation of Olympic weightlifters". Med. Sci. Sports 11(3):284-287, 1979.

Zernicke, R., J. Garhammer, and R.W. Jobe. "Human patellar-tendon rupture".
J. Bone Joint Surgery 59-A(2):179-183, March 1977.


Garhammer, J. "Barbell Trajectory, Velocity, and Power Changes: SIx Attempts and Four World Records."
Weightlifting USA, Volume 19(3), Fall 2001, pp. 27-30.

Garhammer, J. "Sport Specific Program Development: Part 1 - Biomechanical Considerations."
Strength and Health on line magazine at, Summer 2001, pp. 32-36.
Part 2 (with E. Burkhardt and E. Labombarda) Winter / Spring 2002, pp. 13-19.

Garhammer, J. "New Abdominal Training: Devices and Total Torso Conditioning."
Strength and Health on line magazine at, Spring 2001, pp. 13-14.

Garhammer J. "How Sport and Exercise Science Can Contribute To Improve Activity Specific Training and
Equipment Selection." Strength and Health on line magazine at, Winter 2001, pp. 21-22.

Garhammer, J. "Do you qualify to be a strength and conditioning professional?"
Nat. Strength & Cond. Asso. J. 20(1):62-63, 1998.

Garhammer, J., et al. "Roundtable discussion of the power clean exercise". Nat. Strength & Cond. Asso. J.
6(6):10-25, 1985.

Garhammer, J. "A kinesiological evaluation of the power clean". Nat. Strength & Cond. Asso. J. 6(3):40,61-63, 1984.

Stone, M., H. O'Bryant, J. Garhammer, J. McMillan, and R. Rozenek. "A theoretical model of strength training".
Nat. Strength & Cond. Asso. J. 4(4):36-39, 1982.

Garhammer, J. "Free weight equipment for the development of athletic strength and power".
Nat. Strength & Cond. Asso. J. 3(6):24-26, 1981.


Burkhardt, E., B. Barton and J. Garhammer.  "Maximal impact and propulsive forces during jumping and explosive
lifting exercises."  J. Appl. Sports Sci. Research 4(3):107, 1990.

R. Rozenek and J. Garhammer. "Male-female strength comparisons and the rate of decline with age in weightlifting
and powerlifting."  First International Conference on Weightlifting and Strength Training, Lahti, Finland, November 1998.
Conference Book pp. 287-288.

Garhammer, J., H. Kauhanen, and K. Hakkinen.  "A Comparison of Performances by Women at the 1987 and 1998
World Weightlifting Championships."  Science for Success Congress, Jyvaskyla, Finland, October 2002.
Note: The Poster is more detailed than the Abstract.   Abstract  or  Poster.


Garhammer, J.  "Weightlifting Performance and Techniques of Men and Women."  First International Conference
on Weightlifting and Strength Training, Lahti, Finland, November 1998.  Conference Book pp. 89-94.