Chapter 5. Stretch–Shortening Cycle of Muscle Function

  1. Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky
  1. P.V. Komi and
  2. C. Nicol

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch5

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention

How to Cite

Komi, P.V. and Nicol, C. (2000) Stretch–Shortening Cycle of Muscle Function, in Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention (ed V. M. Zatsiorsky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693797.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053926

Online ISBN: 9780470693797

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Keywords:

  • stretch-shortening cycle;
  • muscle function;
  • muscular exercises;
  • power potentiation;
  • power training

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Muscle Mechanics and Performance Potentiation in SSC

  • Role of Stretch Reflexes in Force Enhancement During SSC

  • Fatigue Effects of SSC Exercise

  • References