PL EN


Preferences help
enabled [disable] Abstract
Number of results
2014 | 6 | 2 | 79-89
Article title

The Effect of a 6-Week Plyometric Training on Explosive Power in Volleyball Players

Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
Background: The purpose of the present study was to determine the effects of a six-week plyometric high and low-intensity training on the explosive power of lower limbs in volleyball players.Material/Methods: The research was conducted on a sample of 30 volunteers of the Sports Club at Gdansk University of Technology in Gdansk. Before the experiment, the players were divided into two homogeneous groups. After two weeks of an introductory common stage, each group followed a plyometric regime of different intensity. The results showed that the high-intensity program was more efficient than the low-intensity program in developing the explosive power in the volleyball players.Results: The largest significant improvement was observed for the vertical jump with arm swing (11% in HIJG and 3.8% in LISG). The strongest correlations were registered for the maximal power and the total mechanical work obtained in the Wingate test (r=0.83), and the power of jumps during attacks and blocks (r=0.78).Conclusions: The experiment confirmed high effectiveness of the training loads applied in the experiment, in particular in the high-intensity program.
Publisher
Year
Volume
6
Issue
2
Pages
79-89
Physical description
Dates
received
1 - 3 - 2014
accepted
1 - 5 - 2014
online
15 - 7 - 2014
References
  • 1. Lobletti R, Cleman S, Pizzichillo E, Merni F. Landing techniques in volleyball. J Sport Sci. 2010:28(13): 1469-1476[Crossref]
  • 2. Stiff MC. Biomechanical foundations of strength and power training. In: Zatsiorski VM, editor. Biomechanics in Sport. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing; 2000, 103-109
  • 3. Markovic G. Does plyometric training improve vertical jump height? A meta-analytical review. Br J Sport Med. 2007;41:349-355[WoS][Crossref]
  • 4. Markovic G, Jukic I, Milanovic D, Meticos D. Effects of sprint and plyometric training on muscle function and athletic performance. J Strength Cond Res. 2007;21:543-549[PubMed]
  • 5. Herrero AJ, Martin J, Martin T, Abadía O, Fernandez B, Garcia-Lopez D. Short-term effect of plyometrics and strength training with and without superimposed electrical stimulation on muscle strength and anaerobic performance, A randomized controlled trial, 2010, Part II. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Jun;24(6):1616-22[Crossref][WoS][PubMed]
  • 6. Gehri DJ, Ricard MD, Kleiner DM. Kirkendall DT. A comparison of plyometric raining techniques for improving vertical jump ability and energy production. J Strength Cond Res. 1998;12:85-89
  • 7. Kato T, Terashima T, Yamashita T, Hatanaka Y, Honda A, Umemura Y. Effect of low-repetition jump training on bone mineral density in young women. J Appl Physiol. 2006;100;839-843
  • 8. Saunders P. Short-term plyometric training improves running economy in highly trained middle and long distance runners. J Strength Cond Res. 2006;20(4):947-954[PubMed]
  • 9. Cherif M, Said M, Chaatani S, Nejlaoui O, Gomri D, Abdallah A. The effect of a combined high-intensity plyometric and speed training program on the running and jumping ability of male handball players. Asian J Sport Med. 2012;3
  • 10. Impellizzeri FM, Rampinini E, Castagna C, Martino F, Fiorini S, Wisloff U. Effect of plyometric training on sand versus grass on muscle soreness and jumping and sprinting ability in soccer players, Br J Sport Med. 2008;42:42-46[WoS]
  • 11. Carter AB, Kaminski TW, Douex AT Jr, Knight CA, Richards JR. Effects of high volume upper extremity plyometric training on throwing velocity and functional strength ratios of the shoulder rotators in collegiate baseball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2007;21(1):208-215[Crossref][WoS][PubMed]
  • 12. Dodd DJ, Alvar BA. Analysis of acute explosive training modalities to improve lower-body power in baseball players. J Strength Cond Res. 2007;21(4):1177-1182[PubMed]
  • 13. Carlson K, Magnusen M, Wolters P. Effect of various training modalities on vertical jump. Res Sport Med. 2009;17(2):84-94[Crossref][WoS]
  • 14. McBride JM, Kirby TJ, Tracie L, Haines TL, Skinner J. Relationship between relative net vertical impulse and jump height in jump squats performed to various squat depths and with various loads, Int J Sport Phys Perform. 2010;5(4):484-496
  • 15. Macaluso F, Ashwin W, Isaacs M, Myburgh KH. Preferential type II muscle fiber damage from plyometric exercise. J Athl Training. 2012;47(4):414-420[WoS]
  • 16. Bar-Or O. The Wingate anaerobic test: An update on methodology, reliability and validity. Sport Med. 1987;4:381-394
  • 17. Adams K, O'Shea JP, O'Shea KL, Climstein M. The effect of six weeks of squat, plyometric and squat-plyometric training on power production. Applied Sport Science Research. 1992;6:36-41
  • 18. Milic V, Ncjic D, Kostic R. The effect of plyometric training on the explosive strength of leg muscles of volleyball players on single foot and two- foot take off jumps. Facta Universitatis. 2008;6(2):169-179
  • 19. Sheppard J, Hobson S, Barker M, et al. The effect of training with accentuated eccentric load counter-movement jumps on strength and power characteristics of high-performance volleyball players. Int J Sport Sci & Coaching. 2008;3:355-363[Crossref][WoS]
  • 20. Brown ME, Mayhew JL, Boleach LW. Effect of plyometric training on vertical jump performance in high school basketball players. J Sport Med Phys Fit. 1986;26:1-4
  • 21. Soundara R, Pushparajan A. Effects of plyometric training on the development the vertical jump in volleyball players. J Phys Educ Sport. 2010;28(3):65
  • 22. Kasabalis A, Douda H, Tokmakidis SP. Relationship between anaerobic power and jumping of selected male volleyball players of different ages. Percept Motor Skill. 2005;100:607-614.[Crossref]
Document Type
Publication order reference
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_bjha-2014-0008
Identifiers
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.