Abstract: It is generally believed that more muscle mass in the lower body reflects more muscular strength and power. If true, greater ground reaction forces may be facilitated from increasing muscle mass, which may result in higher maximal running speeds. One method to assess the potential contributions of body composition (i.e. muscle mass and fat …
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Understanding Speed Improvement for Tennis by Dr. George Dintiman, NASE President.
ABSTRACT Background and Purpose: Football is a high intensity intermittent sport which requires the successful and effective execution of the technical skill like agility, change of direction, acceleration, deceleration, sudden stops and shots largely depends on the football players’ ability to control their balance and to adapt better and faster to their ever changing bodily …
Plyometric and Speed Training Effects on Linear Speed, COD, and Speed Endurance – Blog Entry by NASE
Abstract: It has been well established that plyometric and speed training have positive impacts on fitness parameters in soccer players. The aim of this study was to compare short-term effects of a combined plyometric and speed training implemented on the same or separate days of a week on change of direction (COD), linear speed (LS), …