Success in many sports heavily depends on explosive arm/leg strength and power. Upper body strength and power is valuable for athletes who participate in swimming, climbing, golf, tennis, volley ball, javelin throw, discus throw, shot put, base ball and variety of sports. Power is the most desired physical quality for a number of sports because it entails both strength (force) and speed (velocity).In order to assist the athlete in training for power event, concept of plyometrics was introduced in Russia in 1969. Strength and endurance in muscles of upper body, specifically the chest, shoulder triceps and core is a good indication of overall fitness. Pushups are one of the best exercise for developing strength and power for upper body. Till now numerous research studies have documented the effectiveness of plyometric training on lower extremities. Very few researchers have attempted to document the effectiveness of plyometric training on upper extremities. So purpose of writing this book is to explore this particular area.
|Number of Pages||76|
|Book Type||Sports & outdoor recreation|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-06-08 00:00:00|