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April/May 2023 Vol. 33 No. 2
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By Wesley Sykes
Managing Editor
ith proper training
and conditioning,
athletes can improve
their performance, reduce their
risk of injury, and achieve their full
potential on the field.
One effective way for athletic
trainers and strength coaches to
develop athletes' strength and
power is through a well-designed
weight room program. This program
should be tailored to the specific
needs of each athlete, taking into
account their position, strengths,
weaknesses, and any previous
injuries or health conditions.
Adding a variety of exercises that target different muscle groups
and movement patterns is important to any program. These exercises
may include weightlifting, plyometrics, agility drills, and core stability
exercises, among others. The program should be progressive, gradually
increasing the intensity and volume of the exercises over time to
challenge the athlete's body and promote continued growth and
improvement. You can also implement periodization in their training
plans. Periodization involves dividing training into cycles or phases, with
each phase focusing on a different aspect of training. For example, one
phase may focus on building endurance, while another may focus on
developing power.
The program should also use plyometric training to develop power.
Plyometric exercises involve quick, explosive movements, such as box
jumps or medicine ball throws. These exercises help athletes develop
fast-twitch muscle fibers, which are essential for generating power.
In addition to the strength and conditioning program, athletic
trainers and strength coaches can also use technology to help develop
athletes' strength and power. For example, wearable devices such as
accelerometers and heart rate monitors can provide valuable data on an
athlete's performance and help coaches and trainers track progress and
adjust training accordingly.
Proper nutrition and hydration are also essential for developing
athletes' strength and power. Trainers and coaches should work with
athletes to ensure they are fueling their bodies with the right nutrients
at the right times to support muscle growth and recovery.
Finally, rest and recovery are just as important as training when it
comes to developing athletes' strength and power. Trainers and coaches
should encourage athletes to get enough sleep, prioritize rest days, and
engage in activities that promote relaxation and stress relief, such as
yoga or meditation. n
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of T&C April/May

Table of Contents
Editor's Letter
From Rehab to Robustness
Nutrition: Myth-Busting Nutrition Tips
Strength & Conditioning: Prioritizing Preseason Programs
2023 Tech Guide
Measuring Motion
Decreasing Injuries with Data
Tactical Transition
Developing a Strong & Powerful Base
Product Focus: NATA AT Expo Sneak Preview
Product Marketplace
Advertisers Index
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T&C April/May - Table of Contents
T&C April/May - Editor's Letter
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T&C April/May - From Rehab to Robustness
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T&C April/May - Nutrition: Myth-Busting Nutrition Tips
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T&C April/May - Strength & Conditioning: Prioritizing Preseason Programs
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