Research Bytes

This page showcases some of the exciting research currently taking place at SPRINZ involving both staff and Post Graduate students. The short video’s summarise the main findings and focus on the practical applications to the practitioner. The reference for each byte is provided at the end of video, the article providing a full description of the research.

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The effects of different wearable resistance loads and placements during sprint running performance

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The effects of different wearable resistance loads and placements during vertical jump performance

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Very-heavy sled training for improving horizontal force output in soccer players

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Concentric and eccentric strength and countermovement jump performance in resistance trained men

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The high and low bar back squat - a kinematic and kinetic analysis

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Using optimal handheld load to increase horizontal jump performance

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Changes in sprint kinematics and kinetics with upper and lower body loading using Exogen exoskeletons

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Hyperthermic conditioning and exercise performance

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Increasing horizontal eccentric braking forces

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Isometric assessment of athletes