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Jumping into plyometrics

Author: Donald A Chu
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This edition explains how plyometrics works, how to prepare to use plyometric exercises, details plyometric exercises for a range of sports and explains how to incorporate plyometrics into a comprehensive strength and power training programme.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Chu
ISBN: 0880118466 9780880118460
OCLC Number: 38748310
Description: v, 177 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Understanding Plyometrics --
The Development of Plyometric Training --
How Plyometrics Works --
Flexibility --
Aerobic Training --
The Basics of Plyometric Training --
Warm-Up: Submaximal Plyometric Drills --
Classification of Jumps --
Mechanics of Vertical Jumping --
Equipment and Environment --
Training Considerations --
Designing a Plyometric Training Program --
Exercise Variables --
Using Plyometrics With Other Training --
Designing a Basic Program --
The Sport-Specific Program --
Samples Programs for Increasing Vertical and Linear Jumps --
Sample Program to Improve Lateral Movement and Change of Direction --
Complex Training --
Plyometric Exercises --
The Inverted Funnel Principle --
Administering the Frappier Plyometric Footwork Drills --
Key to Symbols --
Jumps-in-Place --
Standing Jumps --
Multiple Jumps --
Box Drills --
Depth Jumps --
Bounding --
Medicine Ball Exercises --
Sport-Specific Drills.
Responsibility: Donald Chu.

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First practiced by the Eastern Bloc athletes of the 1970s, today plyometrics has become a mainstream form of training used by serious athletes around the world. This book presents 100 illustrated  Read more...

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