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Strength and Conditioning Considerations for the 100-m Sprinter

Cissik, John M MBA, MS, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D

Strength & Conditioning Journal: December 2010 - Volume 32 - Issue 6 - pp 89-94
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181fd9e34
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THE 100-m SPRINT IS A FAST EXPLOSIVE EVENT THAT PROVIDES UNIQUE CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH. THROUGH UNDERSTANDING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE EVENT AND WHAT PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS LEAD TO IMPROVED PERFORMANCE, ONE CAN DESIGN AN EFFECTIVE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING PROGRAM.

Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas

John M. Cissik is the director of Fitness and Recreation at Texas Woman's University.

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