Title

Does an optimal load exist for power training?

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Place of Publication

USA

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Exercise, Biomedical and Health Science, Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research

RAS ID

5907

Comments

This article was originally published as

Cormie, P., & Flanagan, S. P. (2008). Does an Optimal load exist for power training?. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 30(2), 67-69.

Original article available here

Abstract

Mechanical power contributes to success of movements ranging from activities of daily living to sport tasks. Researchers have attempted to determine the load that maximizes mechanical power. However, does training at this load maximize power adaptations?

DOI

10.1519/SSC.0b013e31816a8776

 

Link to publisher version (DOI)

10.1519/SSC.0b013e31816a8776