EFFECT OF DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A STRENGTH COACH ON MEASURES OF MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND POWER IN YOUNG RUGBY LEAGUE PLAYERS

@article{Coutts2004EFFECTOD,
  title={EFFECT OF DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A STRENGTH COACH ON MEASURES OF MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND POWER IN YOUNG RUGBY LEAGUE PLAYERS},
  author={Aaron J. Coutts and Aron J. Murphy and Ben J Dascombe},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={316–323}
}
The purpose of the present study was to examine the influence of direct supervision on muscular strength, power, and running speed during 12 weeks of resistance training in young rugby league players. Two matched groups of young (16.7 ± 1.1 years [mean ± SD]), talented rugby league players completed the same periodized resistance-training program in either a supervised (SUP) (N = 21) or an unsupervised (UNSUP) (N = 21) environment. Measures of 3 repetition maximum (3RM) bench press, 3RM squat… 

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