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Metabolic Adaptations to Sprint Training in Adolescent Male Athletes

Metabolic Adaptations to Sprint Training in Adolescent Male Athletes The ability of a muscle to produce energy is associated with three different metabolic adaptations (Ross & Leveritt, 2001). These involve an increase in enzymatic activity or energy stores in the muscles and the muscle’s ability to deal with and eliminate waste associated with fatigue from …

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Back Squat Vs. Front Squat, a biomechanical comparison. How does the shift in centre of mass affect muscle activity and knee kinetics?

Back Squat Vs. Front Squat, a biomechanical comparison. How does the shift in centre of mass affect muscle activity and knee kinetics? The squat is considered as a very effective exercise for increasing strength and stability of the muscles of the lower limbs (Gullett, Tillman, Gutierrez, & Chow, 2009). This is due to its activation …

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How To Utilise Plyometric Training To Convert Strength Into Power

How To Utilise Plyometric Training To Convert Strength Into Power Introduction Plyometric exercises are an effective form of training to develop muscle power for sports such as sprinting and jumping in which speed and explosiveness are essential (Radcliffe & Farentinos, 1999). Plyometrics can be used to condition the muscles through the effective use of the …

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What Causes Muscle Soreness And How Can Athletes Reduce It?

What Causes Muscle Soreness And How Can Athletes Reduce It? Introduction  Exercise induced muscle damage is caused when an athlete is subjected to unusually intense training such has heavy weight training. The athlete will be unaccustomed to the weight training sessions and their body is yet to adapt. The damage results in muscle soreness, stiffness …

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