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Hori Naruhiro MS; Newton, Robert U. PhD; Nosaka, Kazunori PhD; Stone, Michael H. PhD
Strength and Conditioning Journal: August 2005
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Weightlifting exercises can be effective for enhancing athletic performance. This article provides a biomechanical and physiological discussion as to why weightlifting exercises are useful to improve athletic performance and how they may be integrated into a training program.

Naruhiro Hori is a doctoral student in Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia. He is a USAW sport performance coach.

Robert U. Newton is the foundation professor in Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.

Kazunori Nosaka is an associate professor in Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences at the Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.

Michael H. Stone is the head of sports physiology for the United States Olympic Committee. His service and research interests are primarily concerned with physiological and performance adaptations to strength and power training. He is also an adjunct professor at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia; Edinburgh University, Scotland; and at Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

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