Flashcards in Chapter 8 Plyometric Training Concepts for Performance Enhancement Deck (4)
What is Plyometric Training?
quick, powerful movement involving an eccentric contraction, followed immediately by an explosive concentric contraction
What is the Eccentric Phase of Plyometrics?
This phase increases muscle spindle activity by pre stretching the muscle prior to activation
What is the Amortization Phase of Plyometrics?
The time between the end of the eccentric contraction and the initiation of the concentric contraction