Coaching instructions and cues for enhancing sprint performance

Coaching instructions and cues are methods of verbal communication that can be used specifically by strength and conditioning and sport coaches to focus an athletes' attention for enhanced sport performance. Specifically, there is evidence to support that providing athletes external or neutral attentional focus instruction and cues can enhance sprinting speed. The purpose of this article is to translate the findings from the literature regarding the benefits and effects of coaching instructions and cues on sprint performance and to provide general recommendations for enhancing athlete sprint capabilities through the administration of appropriate verbal communications. Siehe auch:
© Copyright 2016 Strength and Conditioning Journal. National Strength & Conditioning Association. All rights reserved.

Subjects: sprint track and field short-distance running coach coaching training information
Notations: strength and speed sports
DOI: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000185
Published in: Strength and Conditioning Journal
Published: 2016
Volume: 38
Issue: 1
Pages: 1-11
Document types: article
Language: English
Level: intermediate