POST 16: REFERENCES ON WARM UP

METHODS TO AID THE WARM UP

1. Athletic training. How Periodization Can Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals.

http://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/athletic-training-periodization.htm

Build this flexibility into clients’ programs so that they do not get frustrated when life gets in the way of their training programs

2. Kallerud H and Gleeson N. (2013), Effects of Stretching on Performances Involving Stretch-Shortening Cycles. Sports Medicine.43 (8); 733-750.

URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23681447

  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) enhanced range-of-movement (ROM) at the hip joint.
  • The effect produced greater gains in participants who received and applied a motor imagery technique to supplement the regular PNF.
  • Both effects receded by about 50% across a no-practice period of 21 days.
  • Incorporation of motor imagery with physical therapy deemed worthwile.

 

3. Motor Imagery Boosts Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in the Attainment and Retention of Range-of -Motion at the Hip Joint

URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3905298/

Motor imagery coupled with PNF to enhance and retain ROM yields superior results to physical training used alone and can benefit both athletes and those undergoing rehabilitation.

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