Title

Methods to Increase the Effectiveness of Maximal Power Training for the Upper Body

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Exercise, Biomedical and Health Science

RAS ID

3329

Comments

This article was originally published as: Baker, D. G., & Newton, R. (2005). Methods to increase the effectiveness of maximal power training for the upper body. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 27(6), 24-32. Original journal available here

Abstract

Power training recommendations have typically involved Olympic Weightlifting and plyometric exercise prescriptions, paying scant attention to upper body maximal-power demands. This article attempts to redress this situation by focusing upon strategies and specific techniques that can be implemented to enhance the effectiveness of upper body maximal-power training.