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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181e92d37
Column: High School Corner

The Assisted Jump Squat: An Alternative Method for Developing Power in Adolescent Athletes

Kilgallon, Mark MSc; Beard, Adam MSc

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Abstract

THE ASSISTED JUMP SQUAT CAN PROVIDE A SAFE AND EFFECTIVE MEANS OF INCREASING LOWER LIMB POWER IN CONJUNCTION WITH TRADITIONAL TRAINING METHODS. BAND ASSISTANCE MAY ALSO SHIFT THE MOVEMENT SPECIFICITY PROFILE OF THE JUMP SQUAT EXERCISE CLOSER TO ACTUAL SPORTING MOVEMENTS BY INCREASING MOVEMENT VELOCITIES ATTAINED.

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