AN OVERVIEW OF PLYOMETRICS AND THEIR USE IN SPEED AND STRENGTH TRAINING - QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Responses by James Radcliffe (Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of
What does the term plyometrics mean to you?
Plyometrics means a style of training utilizing exercises that are explosive and take advantage of the elastic-reactive components of the neuromuscular system. This includes any form of jumping, bounding, hopping, throwing, and tossing movements that combine the effects of eccentric loading and the rate of concentric execution.