The dynamics of changes in the indicators of running economy within 48 hours after application of explosive strength training

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Title: The dynamics of changes in the indicators of running economy within 48 hours after application of explosive strength training
Authors: Kalina, Tomáš | Cacek, Jan | Grasgruber, Pavel
Keywords: Plyometric training | Cost of running | Acute effect
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 2014, 9(Proc1): S417-S421. doi:10.14198/jhse.2014.9.Proc1.27
Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the dynamics of the indicators of running economy (VO2·BM-1·min-1 and ΔVO2·BM-1·min-1) within 48 hours after the application of explosive strength intervention (ESI). Nine university students, recreational athletes (age 23.8 ± 1.56 years, height 178 ± 4.8 cm, weight 74.8 ± 2.91 kg) underwent ESI (6 explosive strength exercises, 3 sets, 8 reps, rest 90 sec, maximum intensity) aimed mainly at lower limbs. The testing of running economy (RE) was performed during four separate measurements (-48, 0, 24 and 48 h; 0 = test immediately after the intervention) at 8, 10, 12 km·h-1 (5 min intervals; the last 60 sec of each level were recorded). It was found that when compared with the pretest values (-48 h), the average ΔVO2·BM-1·min-1 at 8 km·h-1 changed by +3.8% immediately after the intervention (0), by +1.6% after 24 h, and by 0% after 48 h. At 10 km·h-1, the changes were 6.3 - 4.3 - 0.4%, and at 12 km.h-1 they were 5.2 - 4.3 - 1.5%. According to the available literature, it was realistic to expect a peak of O2 consumption during 48 h after the intervention, but this was not observed. The results show the greatest deterioration of RE immediately after the intervention, with a subsequent decline of O2 consumption to resting levels within 48 h.
Sponsor: This investigation was conducted within the framework of a specific students’ research at the Masaryk University 0790/2012 "Factors affecting the economy of running (the effect of explosive strength training and stretching acutely applied before performance on the economy of running) II".
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2014.9.Proc1.27 | http://hdl.handle.net/10045/45210
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.14198/jhse.2014.9.Proc1.27
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 4.0
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://www.jhse.ua.es
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2014 - 8th INSHS International Christmas Sport Scientific Conference, 5-7 December 2013

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