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Author King, Ian, 1961-

Title Understanding plyometrics : a guide for athletes and coaches / by Ian King
Published Toowong, Qld. : King Sports Publishing, 1999


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 MELB  613.711 Kin/Upa  AVAILABLE
Description 83 pages ; 30 cm
Contents What is plyometrics -- What is the theory of blind plyometrics -- What is the history of plyometrics -- What are some of the common terms in plyometrics -- What factors affect the stretch-shortening cycle -- What factors influence the stretch-shortening cycle of the athlete -- Placing plyometrics in perspective -- Introducing the strength-shortening cycle continuum -- Specifity in plyometric training -- The use of plyometric training in speed, strength and endurance training -- Factors influencing the inclusion of strength-shortening cycle excercises in the training plan -- Program design decisions
Summary Discusses a brief history and theory of plyometrics. Re-difining strength qualities, stretch shortening cycle and program design decisions in relation to plyometrics
Notes ISBN prepublication record
Subject Physical education and training.
Muscle strength.
ISBN 1920685014