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  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers; 2nd Revised edition edition (1 Feb. 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0880117842
  • ISBN-13: 978-0880117845
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 1 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
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""Plyometric training is a crucial part of any strength and conditioning program. Real, long-term gains are possible if you're willing to put in the effort. For serious gains in explosive power, follow the exercises in" High-Powered Plyometrics.""" Gary ZimmermanDenver Broncos (1993-97), Minnesota Vikings (1986-93)Seven-time NFL Pro Bowl selection ""The depth and breadth of this book make it a must for both sports and conditioning coaches, as well as for anyone involved in reconditioning or rehabilitation. Its scientific basis and background are nicely complemented by its practical application."" Robb RogersDirector of ConditioningSt. Louis Blues1996 NSCA National Coach of the Year

About the Author

When you want reliable training techniques, you want the best information from the most qualified sources. In addition to coauthoring Plyometrics, Explosive Power Training in 1985, James Radcliffe and Robert Farentinos have worked for years with countless elite athletes who have reaped huge benefits from high-powered plyometric training.Radcliffe is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Oregon and has been involved in coaching since 1978. He has been researching plyometric training since 1980, completing a master's thesis on jump training. In addition to authoring two books and a training video on the subject, he has written numerous articles for the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Training & Conditioning Magazine, as well as for football, basketball, and volleyball coaching journals. He has presented the topic of explosive power training at dozens of major conferences all over the country since 1982. Radcliffe lives in Eugene, Oregon.Farentinos is the president of Farentinos Sports Enterprises Corporation in Portland, Oregon. He is a life-long competitive athlete in several sports and a seven-time national champion in cross-country skiing, specializing in 50K marathons. With a master's degree and PhD in biology, he has written extensively not only for scientific journals but for popular magazines and newspapers as well. He was a trainer for the U.S. National Ski Team and has worked with professional and Olympic cyclists, in addition to runners, rock climbers, mountaineers, ultramarathoners, and weightlifters. Farentinos lives in Portland, Oregon.


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