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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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Power producing Plyometric exercise, (translated by ME coral and Mehdi Shiri), Publications Office of Research and Development.
Plyometric exercise has been shown to provoke more damage than concentric exercise, but less than eccentric exercise (Brockett et al.
Plyometric exercise is designed to produce fast, powerful movements, and to improve the functions of the nervous system.
Plyometric exercises and core stability exercises are among those various exercises which are used by athletes to improve their performance.
It was hypothesized that the longer static stretching protocol would adversely affect power performance (Behm and Chaouachi, 2011), but the plyometric exercises (tuck jumps) would counteract the detrimental effects of static stretching (Tillin and Bishop, 2009).
This plyometric exercise was chosen because is empirically used and suggested by the fencing trainers as part of warm-up and strength programs for well trained fencers.
This result is similar to what has been reported, which indicates agility and plyometric exercise can increase functional stability of the knee by reducing anterior tibial translation and dynamic valgus (Madigan and Pidcoe, 2003; McLean et al.
Eccentric contractions, such as those elicited during plyometric exercise are an integral part of athletic training regimes.
Chris and Matty used their expertise to put together a testing but enjoyable series of strength, core and plyometric exercises that can be altered to suit each individual.
To keep my shape I do bodyweight squats, lunges and plies, along with plyometric exercises and sprint intervals" - Singer Beyonce (pictured) has a daunting health routine.