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Sprint Assisted and Resisted Training by NASEinc

Both resisted and assisted training programs are key parts of the NASE 5-Step Training Model for the speed improvement of athletes in power sports. The study by Wibowo, on the Impact of Assisted Sprinting training (AS) and Resisted Sprinting Training (RS) in Repetition Method on Impro
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Olympic Weightlifting Exercises and Power, Strength and Speed by NASEinc

Hang clean and hang snatches produce similar improvements in female collegiate athletes: The study by Ayers and colleagues described in the Abstract below focused on hang clean and hang snatches to determine the training effects on the power, strength, and speed of female collegiate a
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Relative Strength and Power and Sprinting Speed by NASEinc

Predictors of Sprint Performance in Professional Rugby Players: Relative strength and power are key factors that affect the speed of athletes during the start, acceleration, and maximum speed phase of a short sprint. The Abstract of a study by Cunningham and colleagues, described belo
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The NFL Combine: Do Test Scores Predict Success? by NASEinc

The NFL Combine and Performance on the Football Field: Do high scores on the NFL Combine physical tests predict success in the NFL? Several studies have been conducted to answer these and other questions. The investigation by Kuzmits and colleagues described in the abstract below is p
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The Use of a Sensor Insole to Measure GRF

Effectiveness of a wireless Sensor Insole in measuring vertically directed ground reaction force (GRF) during the sprinting action: The availability of a device to accurately measure the amount and direction of force applied to the ground with each step during the sprinting action wou
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Effects of Various Training Programs on Sprint Performance by NASEinc

Meta-analysis techniques have the advantage of combining the results from multiple studies to increase power, resolve uncertainty when studies disagree, and improve the accuracy of findings. Rumpf and colleagues (2016) used this technique to analyze the effects of various training pro
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Complex Training and Sprint Performance by NASEinc

Complex Training with Male Rugby Players: Complex training involves the integration of strength training, plyometrics, and sport-specific movements. A single workout may involve intense strength exercises followed by a plyometric exercise to simultaneously train the nervous system and
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Ground Reaction Force and Acceleration

The importance of ground reaction force (GRF) and the speed with which force is applied during the pushing action away from the ground cannot be overemphasized.These two factors are major determinants of sprint performance for athletes in all sports during each phase of a short sprint
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Force Plate Technology and Sprint Performance

1/19/18 NASE Blog Post: Although expensive force plate technology has been around for decades in the labs of researchers, it is now beginning to find its way to university and professional sports teams. Researcher Weyand and colleagues, for example, have used a treadmill-mounted force
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*Mechanical Determinants of Faster Change of Direction Speed Performance in Male Athletes

Change of Direction (COD) requires high-speed stopping and starting, acceleration, faking, cutting and reaccelerating, and also contains both a physical and perceptual-cognitive component. Physical components include ground reaction force (GRF), proper form and technique, and sport-sp
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