Using loaded and unloaded jumps to increase speed and power performance in elite young and senior soccer players

Speed and power abilities are progressively required in contemporary soccer to enable players to fulfill the demands of a competitive match. However, there are limited scientifically based recommendations related to training strategies able to improve these neuromuscular capacities in soccer athletes. This article highlights the evidence available in the literature while also applying it to strength and conditioning professionals who seek effective approaches to increase sprint and jump performances in elite young and senior soccer players.).
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Subjects: soccer high performance sport elite sport junior elite sport training jump load weight relation performance velocity movement velocity speed training means plyometrics
Notations: sport games junior sports
DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000249
Published in: Strength and Conditioning Journal
Published: 2018
Volume: 40
Issue: 3
Pages: 95-103
Document types: article
Language: English
Level: advanced