By: Alan Tyson (author), Ben Cook (author)Paperback

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Improve your jump performance, power, and technique! Jumpmetrics is the complete program that will give you an edge in any sport involving quick first steps, cuts, and especially jumps.

Jumpmetrics contains a series of functional tests that will measure your ability to move and react and help you determine the best starting point for your training in the programs presented. The detailed programs are broken into three levels. At each level, you'll find 12- to 16-week programs to boost you to new heights of performance.

By combining traditional strength and plyometric exercises with postural, balance, and stabilization training, Jumpmetrics conditions not only the prime movers but also the stabilizing muscles and antagonists--helping you move more efficiently while reducing your risk of knee injury. You'll also learn about the proper joint position during high-speed, loaded movements so that you develop better body control.

Improve your first-step explosion, leaping ability, and overall quickness with the expert advice in Jumpmetrics--and unleash your body's power!

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About Author

Alan Tyson is the director of the Carolina Sports Performance Centre. He writes the Rehab Tips column in the NSCA publication Strength and Conditioning and provides physical therapy services to The Charlotte Sting, Charlotte Knights and Carolina Panthers. Ben Cook is the manager of Sports Programming at the Carolina Sports Performance Centre. He is a former strength coach at the University of North Carolina and is the author of 52-Week Football Training, also published by Human Kinetics.


Chapter 1. Assessing Body Alignment and Performance Posture; Chapter 2. Evaluating Jumping and Athletic Potential; Chapter 3. Developing High-Powered Hips; Chapter 4. Boosting Total Power; Chapter 5. Optimizing Balance and Agility; Chapter 6. Gaining Functional Flexibility; Chapter 7. Warming Up Dynamically; Chapter 8. Implementing the Workout Plan

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/03/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780736048385
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780736048385
  • weight: 567
  • ISBN10: 0736048383

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