Can we alter youth athlete's landing strategy in a stop-jump movement?

Kerry Mann, Nicholas O'Dwyer, Michaela R. Bruton, Suzi Edwards

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of four different neuromuscular training programs on the kinematic landing patterns of pre elite youth athletes during a stop-jump movement. Eighty-nine pre-elite youth athletes from the Western Region Academy of Sports Basketball, Netball, Softball, Triathlete and Hockey squads were recruited for biomechanical analysis before and after the completion of one of four randomly assigned 12-week training intervention programs, in conjunction with a strength and conditioning program. Results of this study identify youth athletes with poor movement competency acquire similar alterations in their kinematic landing pattern regardless of the type of training intervention completed, identifying that a basic strength and conditioning program can implemented to alter landing technique in a stop-jump task.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication36th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports Conference Proceedings
EditorsPartia A Hume, Jacqueline A Alderson, Barry D Wilson
PublisherNMU Commons
Pages454-457
Number of pages4
Volume36
Edition1
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2018
Event36th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports: ISBS 2018 - Auckland University of Technology City Campus, Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 10 Sep 201814 Sep 2018
https://commons.nmu.edu/isbs/vol36/iss1/1/ (Proceedings foreword)
https://sprinz.aut.ac.nz/isbs-2018 (conference website)
https://sprinz.aut.ac.nz/isbs-2018/full-proceedings (full conference proceedings)
https://sprinz.aut.ac.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/175842/ISBS-2018-Auckland-Schedule-130918.pdf (conference program)

Conference

Conference36th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period10/09/1814/09/18
OtherThe International Conference on Biomechanics in Sport is the annual event for the presentation of academic research in Sport Biomechanics. It is aimed to host the conference in a rotation principle between Australasia, North and South America, and Europe and Africa.
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