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Human Kinetics, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 185 pages
Jumpmetrics Drill Finder Introduction Chapter 1 Assessing your Athletic Alignment and Performance Posture Learn how proper posture and body alignment can eliminate weak links and improve your explosive power and jumping ability Chapter 2 Evaluating Your Jumping and Athletic Potential and Functional Flexibility Explore your potential using these easy-to-administer self-tests to help you determine your current abilities and what you have to do to take your performance to the next level. Chapter 3 Developing High Powered Hips Learn exercises and drills to develop strength and power through the most important part of an athlete's body, the hips. Chapter 4 Drills to Enhance Power Gain an understanding of how quick and rapid changes of direction are the basis of power production. Chapter 5 Jumpmetrics Training to Optimize Balance and Agility Learn how properly apply perturbation, balance and movement skills to peak your body awareness and maximize your power output for peak performances Chapter 6 Dynamic Power Warm-Ups Learn the perfect warm-up for athletes. Perform actions that mimic sports movements. Increase your flexibility and range of motion while stopping wasteful movements that reduce power. Chapter 7 Jumpmetric Workouts Plan Gain an understanding of the rational behind the workout plan, and why the various exercise elements are employed to provided to best in performance training and injury prevention. Chapter 8 Level One Workouts Where it all begins. A comprehensive four week workout plan that provides the athlete with the needed skills to progress into the later levels of Jumpmetrics training. Chapter 9 Level Two Workouts The next progression in the Jumpmetrics plan. The exercise and movement become more difficult and begin to challenge athletes at all skill levels. Four weeks of up-graded training to progress you toward success. Chapter 10 Level Three Workouts The final stage of Jumpmetrics training. Six week of training that utilizes the most demanding proprioceptive exercises yet, to bring out the serious athlete hidden within you. Index About the Authors.

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Alan Tysonhas been a clinician for over 12 years and is the vice president of sports performance and rehabilitation for Miller Orthopaedic Clinic. He is a licensed physical therapist board-certified as a sports clinical specialist, a certified athletic trainer, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has been a physical therapy and rehabilitative consultant for the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Eagles, Charlotte Sting, and Charlotte Knights.

Tyson speaks on both the regional and national levels regarding numerous rehabilitative topics. He is the column editor for ""Rehab Tips," a bimonthly column in the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Strength and Conditioning Journal, and he writes a column for Pure Power Magazine.

Tyson is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Athletic Trainers' Association, and National Strength and Conditioning Association. He lives in Waxhaw, North Carolina.

Ben Cookis the Manager of Sports Performance at the Epicenter Sports Performance Enhancement Center. Ben has worked with high school, college, and professional athletes in strength and conditioning for 18 years. From 1993-2001 he was the Strength and Conditioning Coach for men's basketball at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ben earned his master's degree in Exercsie and Sports Science from the University of North Carolina and is a certified personal trainer and strength and conditioning specialist.

Cook lives in Harrisburg, North Carolina.

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