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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31816a8776
OTHER FEATURES: Point/Counterpoint

Does an Optimal Load Exist for Power Training?

Cormie, Prue MS, CSCS1; Flanagan, Sean P PhD, ATC, CSCS2

Section Editor(s): Chiu, Loren ZF MS, CSCS, Column Editor

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Abstract

MECHANICAL POWER CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS OF MOVEMENTS RANGING FROM ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING TO SPORT TASKS. RESEARCHERS HAVE ATTEMPTED TO DETERMINE THE LOAD THAT MAXIMIZES MECHANICAL POWER. HOWEVER, DOES TRAINING AT THIS LOAD MAXIMIZE POWER ADAPTATIONS?

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