Exploring the deadlift

Stephen Bird, Benjamin Barrington-Higgs

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The article focuses on dead lift (DL). The purpose of the work is to introduce various sport-specific applications for DL variations utilized in strength training program design to strength and conditioning coaches specifically the Romanian DL and its potential use in the power clean teaching progression. It is concluded that when the technical competence of the athlete is achieved, this exercise progression will be beneficial to the athlete's overall development and in transfer-of-training effect optimization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-51
Number of pages6
JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2010

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