Transfer of strength and power training to sports performance.

  title={Transfer of strength and power training to sports performance.},
  author={Warren Young},
  journal={International journal of sports physiology and performance},
  volume={1 2},
  • W. Young
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Education
  • International journal of sports physiology and performance
The purposes of this review are to identify the factors that contribute to the transference of strength and power training to sports performance and to provide resistance-training guidelines. Using sprinting performance as an example, exercises involving bilateral contractions of the leg muscles resulting in vertical movement, such as squats and jump squats, have minimal transfer to performance. However, plyometric training, including unilateral exercises and horizontal movement of the whole… 

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