publication . Thesis . 2013

The effects of a combined resisted jump training and rugby-conditioning program on selected physical, motor ability and anthropometric components of rugby players / Jacobus Johannes Oosthuizen

Oosthuizen, Jacobus Johannes;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
Plyometrics is primarily used by coaches and sport scientists to improve explosive power among athletes who participate in dynamic, high intensity type of sports. One of the plyometric-related training methods that has received attention in recent years, is loaded or resistance (resistive) jump training. Limited research does, however, exist with regard to the benefits and use of this training method as well as in conjunction with other training methods, especially among team sport participants. It is against this background that the research objectives of this study were firstly, to examine the effects of a 4-week combined rugby-conditioning and resisted jump t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Plyometrics, Explosive power, Resisted jump training, Rugby union, Pliometrie, Eksplosiewe krag, Weerstandssprongoefening, Rugby unie
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