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How Sprinters Accelerate Beyond the Velocity Plateau of Soccer Players, Blog Entry by NASEinc

Abstract The study sheds some light on how correct training can allow athletes to continue accelerting anf atttain a higher maximum speed. Forces applied to the ground during sprinting are vital to performance. This study aimed to understand how specific aspects of ground reaction for
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Force, Motion, Speed: A Grounded Perspective on Human Running Performance, Blog Entry by NASEinc

The study reinforces the importance of ground reaction force GRF) and describes how athletes are able to apply greater amounts of mass-specific force to the ground in the shortest possible time. Abstract Sprint running performance can be investigated relatively simply at the whole-bod
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Health Markers in Division I Football Players Compared to Pre- and Post-Season: A Pilot Study

This study takes a careful look at how a season of football affects the general health of Division I players. Abstract Among high school and collegiate football players, research shows that 56% of football players are considered obese. Training during a season involves rigorous cardio
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High Ankle Injury Rate in Adolescent Basketball: A 3‐year Prospective Follow‐up Study by NASEinc:

Injuries to the ankle and knee are common in the sport of basketball for both boys and girls. The study below compares the type and frequency of injuries between both genders. Abstract This prospective study investigated the incidence and pattern of acute time‐loss injuries in young f
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Effects of Adding Depth Jumps to the Dynamic Warm-up Session on Sprint Performance by NASEinc

The warm-up period prior to competition is often loosely and routinely completed with the dual purposes of preparing the body for more vigorous activity and decreasing the chance of soft tissue injury. The study described in the abstract below added a third dimension of possible perfo
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Towing at Supra-maximal Speed and Form and Technique by NASEinc

The amount of force utilized during supra-maximal towing with surgical tubing and other devices determines training effectiveness. A force that causes athletes to break form is too much. Force that does not result in faster stride rates and shorter ground contact time is too little. T
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Resistance Sprint Training and Form and Technique at Maximum Speed by NASEinc

In all types of training to improve the speed of power athletes, the concept of specificity is applied to make the movement patterns as close as possible to those that occur during competition. The study below applies this concept with resisted sprint training. Abstract Resisted sprin
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Ground Reaction Impulse and Acceleration by NASEinc

Ground Force Direction for Optimal Performance Using a Standing Start. Both the moving start and variations of the standing start are utilized in baseball, basketball, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, rugby and other sports. Athletes who either lack the strength needed for the forceful
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Force, Motion, and Speed by NASEinc

A grounded perspective on human running: The information below provides accurate responses to two key questions about speed improvement from Dr. Peter Weyand, one of the leading researchers in the world on this topic. A careful read will result in a better understanding of how speed c
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Weighted Sled Towing and Ground Reaction Force by NASEinc

Effects of weighted sled towing on ground reaction force during the acceleration phase of sprint running: There is a need for additional research on the proper use and variable control for sprint-resisted training (weighted sleds, Austin leg-drive machine, uphill and staircase sprinti
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