The use of conditioning activities at maximal and sub-maximal intensities can increase subsequent sprint speed. This infographic describes how individuals’ responses can differ and suggestions to optimize post-activation potentiation (PAP) methods.
Personal trainersCoachesExercise ScienceProgram designSprinting PerformanceSprint SpeedSprintpost-activation potentiationPAPinfographics
The purpose of this article is to present normative data that has been previously collected for the 75PR, use the data to create informed training practices, and support the need for further research of this particular topic in law enforcement.
TSAC FacilitatorsProgram designTesting and EvaluationFoot PursuitLaw Enforcement OfficersAgilityChange of Direction
Acceleration and maximum speed are terms used in speed development programs, and when developing a program, it is vital to differentiate between the two. This allows coaches to target their training to the capacity most important in their own sport.
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In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 TSAC Annual Training, Lance Walker identifies current trends in acceleration training for athletics, and discusses ideas for integrating elements of acceleration development into all facets of training.