Plyometric Strength Training


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Plyometric Strength Training

  1. 1. PLYOMETRICTRAININGBy Louis Robinsonu3047305
  2. 2. CONTENTS Introduction & Background Basic Plyometric Movements Benefits & Disadvantages Recent Studies involving Plyometric Training Practical Applications Safety Considerations Further Research Conclusion References & Resources
  3. 3. PLYOMETRICS AN INTRODUCTION non-traditional type of resistance training Benefits range from injury prevention, power development and sprint performance amongst others Used to enhance tissues abilities and train nerve cells to stimulate a specific pattern of muscle contraction
  5. 5. BENEFITS OF PLYOMETRICS Develop Explosiveness Increase Leg Strength and Muscular Endurance Burn Calories Injury Reduction and Rehabilitation
  6. 6. RESEARCH AND LITERATURE Evaluation of plyometric exercise training, weight training, and their combination on vertical jumping performance and leg strength The effects of six weeks of squat, plyometric, and squat plyometric training on increasing power production A comparison between a dynamic push up training and plyometric push up training and its impact on upper-body strength and power
  7. 7. PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS Plyometric training can be implemented into almost any type of training program, especially when it comes to an athlete who needs to be stronger, faster and have more power.
  8. 8. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS Risk of injury due to forces placed on body Proprioception Further Safety Considerations:  AGE  TECHNIQUE
  9. 9. FURTHER RESEARCH Study to determine whether more intense or more prolonged plyometric training enhances economy in athletes movements Correlation of performance determine whether specific regimens of plyometric training improve the lifting or running economy in highly trained Olympic lifters or long distance runners
  10. 10. CONCLUSION Plyometrics have a range of benefits The inclusion of plyometrics in any training program can yield great results for the performer as well as reduce the risk of getting injury’s
  11. 11. RESOURCES Adams, K. The effect of six weeks of squat, plyometric and squat-plyometric training on power production. Journal of Applied Sport Science . Res. 6(1):36–41. 1992. Anderson, F.C., and M.G. Pandy. Storage and utilization of elastic strain energy during jumping. J. Biomech. 26:1413–1427. 1993. Athanasios Z.; Leontsini, D.; et all. Evaluation of Plyometric Exercise Training, Weight Training, and Their Combination on Vertical Jumping Performance and Leg Strength. National Strength and Conditioning Association. (2000). Baechle, T., & R. Earle. Essentials of Strength and Conditioning (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Blakey, J.B. The Combined Effects of Weight Training and Plyometrics on Dynamic Leg Strength and Leg Power. Journal Applied Sport Science Research 1(7):14–16. 1987. Jeffery F. V, John F. K, et all. Comparison of Dynamic Push-Up Training and Plyometric Push- Up Training on Upper-Body Power and Strength, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2000, 14(3), 248-253 Kent, A; John, P.O et all. The Effect of Six Weeks of Squat, Plyometric and Squat Plyometric Training on Power Production. Journal of Applied Sport Science Research, vol. 6 1:pp 36-41. (1992). Naoto M, Rich L, Todd G, et all; Acute Effects of Plyometric Exercise on Maximum Squat Performance in Male Athletes, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 2003, 17(1), 68-71
  12. 12. PHOTO SOURCES ALL SOURCED ON 31/3/12 Hurdles; plyometrics-dont-pu-tool-u-cant-use.html , (Slide #1) Clap Push Ups; , (Slide # 4) Box Jumps; jumps/ , (Slide #3) Lateral Jumps; game/ , (Slide #4) Snatch Lift; 34622.shtml , (Slide #7)