Reduced countermovement jump predicts decrements in training outputs

The topic of athlete monitoring has garnered a lot of attention from both coaches and sport scientists in recent years. This is partly due to a greater appreciation of the fact that individual training responses differ substantially among athletes. By tracking fatigue and recovery status, coaches can make strategic training interventions for individuals by increasing …

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Guiding training with weekly countermovement jumps

A common periodization strategy for improving athletic performance variables involves a period of progressive increases in training volume (i.e., overload) to induce fatigue followed by a tapering phase leading into competition. During the overload, performance decrements are typically observed as fatigue masks fitness and performance capabilities. However, during the taper when training loads are systematically …

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