The Natural Development and Trainability of Plyometric Ability During Childhood

@article{Lloyd2011TheND,
  title={The Natural Development and Trainability of Plyometric Ability During Childhood},
  author={Rhodri S. Lloyd and Robert W. Meyers and Jon L. Oliver},
  journal={Strength and Conditioning Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={33},
  pages={23-32}
}
THE INCLUSION OF PLYOMETRICS WITHIN YOUTH-BASED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS IS BECOMING MORE POPULAR AS A MEANS TO DEVELOP STRETCH-SHORTENING CYCLE ABILITY. PLYOMETRIC TRAINING ADAPTATIONS HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN REPORTED FOR RUNNING VELOCITY, POWER, AGILITY, AND RUNNING ECONOMY, AND THEREFORE, ATHLETES SHOULD BE EXPOSED TO THIS TRAINING MODALITY AT SOME POINT DURING THEIR TRAINING PROGRAM. HOWEVER, SOME UNCERTAINTY STILL EXISTS WITH REGARD TO PROGRAM DESIGN, ESPECIALLY WHEN TAKING GROWTH… 

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