plyometrics

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plyometrics

(ˌplaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪks)
pl n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (functioning as singular) a system of exercise in which the muscles are repeatedly stretched and suddenly contracted
[C20: from Greek plio- + metric]
ˌplyoˈmetric adj
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2012) evaluated the effectiveness of resistance training with additional plyometric exercises (n = 8) and electromyostimulation plus plyometric exercise (n = 9).
Squat jumps are a powerful, plyometric exercise that strengthens the jumper's entire lower body and increases the heart rate for a significant calorie burn.
Previous research conducted to examine the effects of plyometric exercise on lower limb, suggested that plyometric exercise on upper limb should also yield similar responses as the principle of neurophysiological adaptation states that the SSC activation is similar in both upper and lower extremities (5, 18).
group continued their daily routine without the plyometric exercise.
The authors highlight drills to improve basic movement skills, as well as the latest research using plyometric exercise to screen for injury risk, prevent ACL injury in females, and fully rehabilitate athletes for return to their sport/art in a timely fashion.
However, whether or not plyometric exercise results in a PEH response is relatively unknown.
This plyometric exercise helps you build bone density--and it's tonsa fun, too.
40) Rehabilitation of the rotator cuff in this case initially began as isometric exercises through manual resistance provided by the practitioner then progressed to dynamic strengthening exercises and eventually plyometric exercise.
From a performance program design standpoint, one might argue that single-leg plyometric training is "dangerous" due to the levels of force absorbed upon impact, yet a sprint is technically a plyometric exercise that athletes perform hours on end each week the year round.
What you can do with a medicine ball is called plyometric exercise.
Consistent with the results of the present study, Goodall and Howatson (2008) reported that neither muscle damaging plyometric exercise nor a CWI recovery protocol affected knee flexion.