Complex training in ice hockey: the effects of a heavy resisted sprint on subsequent ice-hockey sprint performance.

@article{Matthews2010ComplexTI,
  title={Complex training in ice hockey: the effects of a heavy resisted sprint on subsequent ice-hockey sprint performance.},
  author={Martyn J. Matthews and Paul Comfort and Robyn Crebin},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={2883-7}
}
The aim of the study was to investigate the acute effect of a heavy resisted sprint when used as a preload exercise to enhance subsequent 25-m on-ice sprint performance. Eleven competitive ice-hockey players (mean ± SD: Age = 22.09 ± 3.05 years; Body Mass = 83.47 ± 11.7 kg; Height = 1.794 ± 0.060 m) from the English National League participated in a same-subject repeated-measures design, involving 2 experimental conditions. During condition 1, participants performed a 10-second heavy resisted… CONTINUE READING