IJCRR - 6(15), August, 2014
PLYOMETRIC TRAINING: A REVIEW ARTICLE
Author: Namrata N. Patel
Plyometric Training: This article presents a theoretical basis for plyometric training. It is thought of as missing link between weight training (strength) and athletic performance (power), with particular emphasis on the speed of activity. During this training eccentric contraction is followed by concentric contraction known as stretch shortening cycle. The initial part of paper presents introduction; historical background; neurophysiology and biomechanics; benefits of plyometric training. Final part of paper presents detail about application and progression of plyometric training and evidence for use of plyometric training. The author hopes to encourage physiotherapists to enhance their skills with elements of plyometric training.
Keywords: Plyometric training, Stretch shortening drills
Namrata N. Patel. PLYOMETRIC TRAINING: A REVIEW ARTICLE International Journal of Current Research and Review. 6(15), August, 33-37
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