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Plyometrics

Good If Done Right!
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R Landon

on 26 November 2012

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Transcript of Plyometrics

Plyometrics in sports Plyo'metrics Plyometric Risks The 3 Musts
in plyometric Persons in poor physical condition, have bone or joint problems probably should not be utilizing plyometrics without physicians clearance. more + metric Greek for:
Martin, L. MD (2011, February 27). WebMD-Plyometrics.
Retrieved from http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/guide/plyometrics-exercise-workouts

Faigenbaum, A., & Chu, D. Ph.D. ACSM-Plyometric Training for Children and Adolescents.
Retrieved from http://www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/plyometrictraining.pdf
Google-Plyometrics Images
Retrieved from www.google.com
YouTube-Plyometrics Videos
Retrieved from www.youtube.com Medicine Balls Plyometrics is also known as Jumping Training.
-Can utilizes Medicine Balls and boxes Originally Designed for Olympic Athletes. Broken down by each stage that quickly stretches a muscle (eccentric phase) In Plyometric training, the body is conditioned with dynamic resistant exercises followed by a rapid shortening of the muscle (concentric phase) (webmd). By
Ramen Landon Great
If Done
Correctly! Their are many plyometrics Exercises
#1 overhead throw
#3 standing twist
#7 clap pushup
#11 one arm throw
#12 box pushup
#15 sidetwist throw
power skipping
tuck jumps
squat jump Plyometrics
Produces Explosive
Power!!! Not this muscle
power Crazy Power! This
Power! BUT Must have proper
strength Must use proper
form Must not over
exert yourself Used to increase
Jump height
and sprint speeds as well as other
explosive movements
like a golf wing or
boxing Plyometrics Increases burst muscle Power Jump Jump "Plyometrics refer to exercises that link strength with speed of movement to produce power and were first known simply as “jump training” (ACSM). After you
are sure your body can handle the impact, start increasing the difficulty
(ACSM) Before starting
to do tougher
plyometrics, start off by jumping and skipping References Plyometrics can decrease the risk of injury in some people, specifically in younger female basketball and soccer players who have a risk of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury which can be two to eight times higher in females than males
(WebMD). ACL injury-prevention programs -- such as plyometrics
-- are designed to enhance the proper nerve/muscle control of
the knee, according to the American Orthopaedic Society
for Sports Medicine. Plyometrics
strengthens muscles and reduces impact forces on joints Beginners should only train
under proper supervision and start with easy and safe ground-level jump-offs onto padded surfaces such as grass or a gym mat over a wood gym floor. Their are Thousands
of Plyometrics exercises! Here are just a few.
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