Rate of Force Development, Muscle Architecture, and Performance in Young Competitive Track and Field Throwers

  title={Rate of Force Development, Muscle Architecture, and Performance in Young Competitive Track and Field Throwers},
  author={Nikolaos Zaras and Angeliki-nikoletta E. Stasinaki and Spyridon K. Methenitis and Argyro A Krase and Giorgos Karampatsos and Giorgos Georgiadis and Konstantinos M Spengos and Gerasimos Terzis},
  journal={Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research},
Abstract Zaras, ND, Stasinaki, A-NE, Methenitis, SK, Krase, AA, Karampatsos, GP, Georgiadis, GV, Spengos, KM, and Terzis, GD. Rate of force development, muscle architecture, and performance in young competitive track and field throwers. J Strength Cond Res 30(1): 81–92, 2016—The rate of force development (RFD) is an essential component for performance in explosive activities, although it has been proposed that muscle architectural characteristics might be linked with RFD and power performance… 

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