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plyometrics

bounding or high-velocity exercise that entails eccentric and rapid concentric contractions, such as jumping or weighted ball throwing and catching. Also called plyometric training.

plyometrics

(plī-ō-mĕt′rĭks)
An exercise technique that combines strength with speed to achieve maximum power in functional movements. This regimen combines eccentric training of muscles with concentric contraction.

plyometrics

type of exercise which utilizes the stretch-shortening cycle of musculotendinous tissue. Eccentric stretching is followed by concentric shortening of the same muscles. Often involves rebound activities.

plyometrics

system of dynamic muscle exercise, designed to develop power for running, jumping and throwing sports; based on the principle that muscles contract faster and with greater force when worked from a pre-stretched position
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In one of the rare studies that reported the effects of plyometric exercise training on anthropometric indices in female volleyball players of advanced level, authors noted no significant influence on participants' body mass (Lehnert et al.
85km/h faster than the bowling speed recorded after 30% of BSR This could be due to the difference in terms of repetitions of the exercises between the 2 conditions although there is some research that shows that plyometric exercise leads to fatigue and may hinder the explosive performance of the athlete (20).
Power producing Plyometric exercise, (translated by ME coral and Mehdi Shiri), Publications Office of Research and Development.
Part III goes into great detail on testing and assessment methods for strength using plyometric exercises, as well as the "tool kit" necessary for training (cones, boxes, hurdles, foam barriers, steps, and weighted objects).
Plyometric exercise intensity has been defined as the amount of stress the PE places on the muscle, connective tissue and joints [5].
2002) was able to demonstrate significant improvement in proprioception in subjects trained with plyometric exercise.
Advanced or intense plyometric exercises should be done with the advice of a trainer.
2009) A single 10-minute bout of cold-water immersion therapy after strenuous plyometric exercise has no beneficial effect on recovery from the symptoms of exercise-induced muscle damage.
This volume is high for the most well-conditioned athletes, not to mention those for whom the risks of plyometric exercise are greatly increased, especially: (a) individuals who cannot squat at least 1.
Plyometric exercise is an unfortunately complicated term that is sometimes overlooked as we struggle to keep fitness activities fresh and interesting.
Fatouros IG, Jamurtas AZ, Leontsini D, Taxildaris K, et al: Evaluation of plyometric exercise training, weight training, and their combination on vertical jumping performance and leg strength.
The guidance of a knowledgeable trainer should be considered absolutely essential before starting a Plyometric exercise program.