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  • 1. PLYOMETRICTRAININGBy Louis Robinsonu3047305
  • 2. CONTENTS Introduction & Background Basic Plyometric Movements Benefits & Disadvantages Recent Studies involving Plyometric Training Practical Applications Safety Considerations Further Research Conclusion References & Resources
  • 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
  • 4. BASIC PLYOMETRIC MOVEMENTS
  • 5. BENEFITS OF PLYOMETRICS Develop Explosiveness Increase Leg Strength and Muscular Endurance Burn Calories Injury Reduction and Rehabilitation
  • 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. 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. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS Risk of injury due to forces placed on body Proprioception Further Safety Considerations:  AGE  TECHNIQUE
  • 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. 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. 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. PHOTO SOURCES ALL SOURCED ON 31/3/12 Hurdles; http://www.bccorefitness.com/articles/strength- plyometrics-dont-pu-tool-u-cant-use.html , (Slide #1) Clap Push Ups; http://epecworkouts.org/2011/11/clap-push-ups/ , (Slide # 4) Box Jumps; http://katerawlings.com/2012/03/13/rebounding-box- jumps/ , (Slide #3) Lateral Jumps; http://www.shapemag.co.za/fitness/get-in-the- game/ , (Slide #4) Snatch Lift; http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/sports/headlines/weightlifting/n2145 34622.shtml , (Slide #7)