Coaching Instructions and Cues for Enhancing Sprint Performance
  • Coaching Instructions and Cues for Enhancing Sprint Performance
    This article discusses the literature on cueing effectiveness for sprint performance.
  • Coaching Instructions and Cues for Enhancing Sprint Performance

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    coaching-instructions-and-cues-for-enhancing-sprint-performance_coverCoaching instructions and cues are methods of verbal communication that can be used specifically by strength and conditioning and sport coaches to focus an athletes' attention for enhanced sport performance. The purpose of this article is to translate the findings from the literature regarding the benefits and effects of coaching instructions and cues on sprint performance and to provide general recommendations for enhancing athlete sprint capabilities through the administration of appropriate verbal communications.

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    Adam Benz, Mkin, CSCS, Nick Winkleman, MSc, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, Jared Porter, PhD, and Sophia Nimphius, PhD, CSCS*D
    Strength and Conditioning Journal
    Volume 38, Number 1, February 2016

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