Jumping into Plyometrics

ISBN-10: 0880118466
ISBN-13: 9780880118460
Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)
Authors: Donald A. Chu
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Description: This edition explains how plyometrics works, how to prepare to use plyometric exercises, details plyometric exercises for a range of sports and explains how to incorporate plyometrics into a comprehensive strength and power training programme.

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 7/13/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

This edition explains how plyometrics works, how to prepare to use plyometric exercises, details plyometric exercises for a range of sports and explains how to incorporate plyometrics into a comprehensive strength and power training programme.

Preface
Understanding Plyometrics
The Development of Plyometric Training
How Plyometrics Works
Flexibility
Aerobic Training
Summary
The Basics of Plyometric Training
Warm-Up: Submaximal Plyometric Drills
Classification of Jumps
Mechanics of Vertical Jumping
Equipment and Environment
Training Considerations
Summary
Designing a Plyometric Training Program
Exercise Variables
Using Plyometrics With Other Training
Designing a Basic Program
The Sport-Specific Program
Samples Programs for Increasing Vertical and Linear Jumps
Sample Program to Improve Lateral Movement and Change of Direction
Complex Training
Summary
Plyometric Exercises
The Inverted Funnel Principle
Administering the Frappier Plyometric Footwork Drills
Key to Symbols
Jumps-in-Place
Standing Jumps
Multiple Jumps
Box Drills
Depth Jumps
Bounding
Medicine Ball Exercises
Sport-Specific Drills
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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