The Need for Speed—Improving Sprinting Performance in Football Players

by Kenneth P. Clark, PhD, CSCS
NSCA Coach April 2019
Vol 4, Issue 5

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Acceleration and maximal velocity are two factors that are key for any position in football and can determine success in many situations out on the field. This article will review several aspects of sprint mechanics and training to enhance linear (straight-ahead) speed for football players.



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