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By Bernie Dare & Beverly Kearney
This article presents a well-designed year-long periodized program geared toward the American collegiate season. The program is structured so that sprinting receives the highest priority, with all other elements subser
THE RELATION BETWEEN DIFFERENT PHASES OF SPRINT RUN AND SPECIFIC STRENGTH PARAMETERS OF LOWER LIMBS
The sprint is determined by the ability to accelerate, the magnitude of maximal velocity and the ability to maintain velocity against the onset of fatigue. For th
ASPECTS OF STRENGTH TRAINING IN ATHLETICS
By Günter Tidow
The first two parts of this article illustrate the strength requirements for high level athletics and explain the various aspects of strength and their respective influence on an athlete’s performance. The la
STRENGTH TRAINING FOR SPEED DEVELOPMENT
By Harry Marra, Former US National Decathlon Team Coach
There is no question about it! The stronger you are the faster you will be able to run. It's as simple as that!! Does that mean that the strongest man in the world can
A GOOD REVIEW OF RESEARCH INTO STRENGTH
Morrissey, M. C., Harman, E. A., & Johnson, M. J. (1995). Resistance training modes: Specificity and effectiveness. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 27, 648-660.
Research on various types of resistance training
TRAINING PROGRAM FOR WOMEN SPRINTERS: THE ANNUAL PLAN
Irena Szewinska, the legendary world record breaker and Olympic champion of Poland, presents a detailed year’s sprint training program in five main phases and their tasks for female sprinters.
THEORETICAL BASIS FOR DOING STRENGTH WORK TO IMPROVE SPEED
Stegeman, J. (translated by J. S. Skinner). (1981) Exercise physiology. Chicago, IL: Year Book Medical Publishers.
Stegeman (1981, p. 277) proposed that speed can be improved by strength training and by impr
A TOTAL SPRINT-TRAINING PROGRAM FOR MAXIMUM STRENGTH, POWER, SPRINT SPEED & CORE STRENGTH
by Jim Hiserman, C.S.C.S
The recent article on 400/800 lactate tolerance workouts for 400 sprinters brings up the differing opinions of SHORT TO LONG vs. LONG TO SHORT phil
THE MAIN EMPHASIS FOR IMPROVING SPEED AND QUICKNESS FOR TENNIS
Tennis singles involves continuous short bursts of speed forward, backward, diagonally, and left and right. Depending upon the style of play, a point may last as little as 5-10 seconds or as long as 60 seconds.
NEURO-BIOMECHANICS OF MAXIMUM VELOCITY SPRINTING
By Loren Seagrave, Ralph Mouchbahani, Kevin O'Donnell
The most widely used technical model of the running stride comprises three phases: the Driv