Hang cleans and hang snatches produce similar improvements in female collegiate athletes

@inproceedings{Ayers2016HangCA,
  title={Hang cleans and hang snatches produce similar improvements in female collegiate athletes},
  author={JL Ayers and Mark Debeliso and TG Sevene and Kent J. Adams},
  booktitle={Biology of sport},
  year={2016}
}
Olympic weightlifting movements and their variations are believed to be among the most effective ways to improve power, strength, and speed in athletes. This study investigated the effects of two Olympic weightlifting variations (hang cleans and hang snatches), on power (vertical jump height), strength (1RM back squat), and speed (40-yard sprint) in female collegiate athletes. 23 NCAA Division I female athletes were randomly assigned to either a hang clean group or hang snatch group. Athletes… CONTINUE READING
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