COMPARISON OF OLYMPIC VS. TRADITIONAL POWER LIFTING TRAINING PROGRAMS IN FOOTBALL PLAYERS

@article{Hoffman2004COMPARISONOO,
  title={COMPARISON OF OLYMPIC VS. TRADITIONAL POWER LIFTING TRAINING PROGRAMS IN FOOTBALL PLAYERS},
  author={J. Hoffman and J. Cooper and M. Wendell and J. Kang},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={129–135}
}
  • J. Hoffman, J. Cooper, +1 author J. Kang
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • Twenty members of an National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III collegiate football team were assigned to either an Olympic lifting (OL) group or power lifting (PL) group. Each group was matched by position and trained 4-days-wk-1 for 15 weeks. Testing consisted of field tests to evaluate strength (1RM squat and bench press), 40-yard sprint, agility, vertical jump height (VJ), and vertical jump power (VJP). No significant pre- to posttraining differences were observed in 1RM bench… CONTINUE READING
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