Developing Strength, Power & Speed in Youth Athletes

What are the most effective training methods to develop speed in Youth Athletes?

At this year’s European College of Sports Science Congress (ECSS) in Dublin, Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD (Reader in Paediatric Strength and Conditioning) and Jon L. Oliver, PhD (Reader in Paediatric Applied Paediatric Exercise Science) from Cardiff Metropolitan University gave a presentation around using technologies to develop an understanding of youth power, strength and speed development.



Smartspeed Timing Gate System

Cardiff Metropolitan University use the Smartspeed Timing Gate System to assist them in the drills outlined in this presentation. For more information on Smartspeed and associated products, head to the Fusion Sport website.



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