Use of loaded conditioning activities to potentiate middle- and long-distance performance: a narrative review and practical applications

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Corresponding author: Richard Blagrove Mailing address: Faculty of Public Health, Education and Life Sciences, School of Public Health Sciences, Birmingham City University, City South Campus, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, uk, B15 3TN Tel.: (+44)121 300 4396 Email:
The warmup is an integrated component of a mid – and long-time athlete’s pre-performance routine. Using a loaded conditioning activity (LCA), which arouses a post-activation potentiation (PAP) a reaction to significantly enhance explosive power performance, is well-researched. A similar approach incorporated into a middle – or – long-distance athlete’s warm up gives a novel solution to fortify performance. Relating within the neuromuscular system to adjustments that are intense, should improve middle- and operation via improvements in sub-maximal force-generating ability. Efforts to enhance mid – and – long tail associated outcomes have been found in several studies. Results suggest benefits to performance may exist in well-trained middle- and long-distance athletes by adding highintensity immunity training (1 5 repetition maximum) or adding load into the sport skill itself during the latter portion of warmups. Early stages of performance may actually benefit most, and it is very likely that recovery (510 minutes ) also has a significant part after having a LCA. Future research should consider the way priming task, designed to improve the V[Combining Dot ]O2 answer that is kinetic, and a LCA may interact to affect performance, and LCA’s might benefit several modes and durations of middle- and exercise.

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