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by jumperuk
Sun Aug 20, 2006 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: postactivation potentiation ?
Replies: 11
Views: 8585

reply

well, everything i read about this said that it is an acute affect and that happens without 5-20 mins of the actual resistance work, so doing it the next day wont help me. That is intersting though, because as a long jumper i would never lift heavy the day before a comp but maybe ill try it. Thanks ...
by jumperuk
Thu Aug 17, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: postactivation potentiation ?
Replies: 11
Views: 8585

for my study

yeah thanks Tim.. so now a few of you understand it... i am going to do study which will be presented at an NSCA conference by myself and my tutor. can you think of any ideas as to what and how i could test it...? i dont just want to do the usual, have someone lift heavy and then jump and then jump ...
by jumperuk
Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: postactivation potentiation ?
Replies: 11
Views: 8585

PAP

So, i read a bit more...and some studies say it only works for low intensity stuff like endurence runs and some says it works well for high intensity stuff...so i dont know...

im a going to test in on many people this semester.
by jumperuk
Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: postactivation potentiation ?
Replies: 11
Views: 8585

PAP

Well, basically it is an increase in muscle twitch firing capabilities and low intesity tetanic force output after certain conditioning activities. So, some research shows that by performing certain power based activities a certain amount of time prior to an event, the athlete will be at a peak in m...
by jumperuk
Wed Aug 16, 2006 8:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: postactivation potentiation ?
Replies: 11
Views: 8585

postactivation potentiation ?

Hi,

Im doing an indpenedant study for my school on postactivation potentiation.

Does anyone has information about this subject they could share with me?
by jumperuk
Mon Aug 14, 2006 10:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Best Log
Replies: 1155
Views: 658030

PR's

well, im a long jumper so really only do certain lifts for this kind of thing, but ill add mine to the list anyway. Im 6.1 and weigh 175lbs.

Full squat 1 rep max = 385lbs
half squat 1 rep max = 525lbs
power clean 1 rep = 295lbs
power snatch 1 rep = 195lbs
bench press 1 rep = 250lbs
by jumperuk
Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: uni-lateral training...
Replies: 3
Views: 3891

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thanks...so do you think it should be an all year round lift periodized through general prep, Max Strength and then conversion to power like al the other lifts?
by jumperuk
Sat Aug 12, 2006 9:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: uni-lateral training...
Replies: 3
Views: 3891

uni-lateral training...

I am doing an internship right now at a performance training centre and today i saw some power athletes doing single dumbell high pull snatches (i think thats what their called). along with other one sided power lifts.

can you tell me if this type of training is needed for a long jumper?
by jumperuk
Fri Aug 11, 2006 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: foot contact while sprinting...
Replies: 5
Views: 5205

response...

ok thanks for all the responses... in response to the contact time messege... on average the contact time for a sprinter is .90 of a second where as a long jump take off (which is heel to toe) is 1.10 second. Would the extra power gained from using heel toe counter the slight time lost on each conta...
by jumperuk
Fri Aug 11, 2006 8:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: foot contact while sprinting...
Replies: 5
Views: 5205

foot contact while sprinting...

I've been thinking about this for a while now and just figured i would ask a few people to see what they think. i've noticed that, if you walk normally (heels to toes) at a steady pace and while keeping the same pace, raise up onto the balls of your feet (like when sprinting) and keep walking, you c...