It is possible with proper training to improve the body's buffer system, increase isometric strength, and heighten total body strength and power capabilities in wrestlers within a fatigued environment. The suggestions included in this article provide some general guidelines from which to build a highly integrated wrestling program.
William J. Kraemer is a Professor in the Human Performance Laboratory in Department of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and is a past president of the NSCA.
Jason D. Vescovi is a Doctoral Research Assistant in the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Connecticut and is also a founding partner of The Essential Element, LLC.
Patrick Dixon is a graduate assistant in the Athletic Strength and Conditioning Department and a graduate student in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut.
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