The Case for Gameday Resistance Training in Non-Contact High-Intensity Intermittent Sports

by Jordan Murphy, CSCS, Brian Gearity, PhD, ATC, CSCS,*D, FNSCA, and Clayton Kuklick, MA, PhD, CSCS
NSCA Coach February 2021
Vol 7, Issue 4

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The purpose of this article is to review the related literature that has explored the influence of resistance training programs on the onset of fatigue and muscular power as it relates to non-contact high-intensity intermittent sports, in order to provide suggestions for creating same-day training programs.

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