plyometric training

ply·o·met·ric train·ing

(plī'ō-met'rik trān'ing)
Exercise training that exploits the stretch-recoil characteristics of skeletal muscle and neurologic modulation through the stretch or myotatic reflex; used by athletes who require specific, powerful movements (e.g., in football, volleyball, sprinting, and basketball); lengthening contractions followed immediately by shortening contraction.
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Effect of in-season short-term plyometric training program on leg power, jump-and sprint performance of soccer players.
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Training to increase lower body strength and speed will always fall into one of three categories: Heavy Resistance, Light-Load/High-Speed, or Plyometric Training.
These methods include; 1) heavy strength / hypertrophic training, 2) plyometric training and 3) explosive weight / power training using various loads associated with different parts of the power-velocity curve.
Grosset and colleagues (16) showed that longer EMDs were associated with a decreased musculo-tendinous stiffness after 10 wks of endurance or plyometric training.
Thereby, weight training increases muscular strength and plyometric training exploits the SSC; therefore, the strength acquired by the weight training protocols will be used in this cycle (SSC) to produce a more forceful concentric muscle action and increase anaerobic power.
2008) studied the short-term effects of strength and plyometric training on sprint and jump performance in professional soccer players.
Studies report that plyometric (jump) training has been shown to have a positive effect on power-related variables in dancers (3,33); however, there are warnings that plyometric training must be approached gradually and systematically to avoid injury.
Photo: Former junior varsity coach Chuck Wade, who suffered partial paralysis in a '93 auto crash, instructs players in plyometric training Monday.