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Applying complex training principles to boxing: A practical approach

Matthews, MJ and Comfort, P 2008, 'Applying complex training principles to boxing: A practical approach' , Strength and Conditioning Journal, 30 (5) , pp. 12-15.

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Abstract

This article discusses the application of complex training principles in the development of speed and power in boxing. In it, we illustrate how the addition of external resistance, applied in biomechanically similar ways to traditional boxing skills and incorporated before each traditional boxing training set, can have a potentiation effect, resulting in subjectively observed increases in performance. It is also hoped that this article may stimulate additional research in this area.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Strength and Conditioning Journal
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1524-1602
Depositing User: RH Shuttleworth
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2011 12:42
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:54
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/15968

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