The Acute Potentiating Effects of Heavy Sled Pulls on Sprint Performance.

  title={The Acute Potentiating Effects of Heavy Sled Pulls on Sprint Performance.},
  author={Paul W Winwood and Logan R Posthumus and John B Cronin and Justin W. L. Keogh},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  volume={30 5},
This study examined the acute potentiating effects of heavy sprint-style sled pulls on sprint performance. Twenty-two experienced resistance-trained rugby athletes performed 2 heavy sprint-style sled pull training protocols on separate occasions using a randomized, crossover, and counterbalanced design. The protocols consisted of 2-baseline 15 m sprints followed by 15 m sprints at 4, 8, and 12 minutes after completing 15 and 7.5 m heavy sled pulls with loads of 75 and 150% body mass… CONTINUE READING
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