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Multimode Resistance Training to Improve Baseball Batting Power

Ebben William P. MS MSSW CSCS *D USAW; Fotsch, Alison; Hartz, Kristopher K. MS, LAT, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: June 2006
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This article reviews a variety of resistance training modes that can be used to increase baseball batting power. These modes include strategies that are biomechanically and velocity specific to batting.

William P. Ebben is a clinical assistant professor and researcher in the Department of Physical Therapy/Program in Exercise Science at Marquette University.

Alison Fotsch is a health club attendant and personal trainer at the Snowmass Athletic Club and the Aspen Meadows Resort.

Kristopher K. Hartz is the director of athletic training at Carroll College.

© 2006 National Strength and Conditioning Association