STRENGTH | MUSCLE – MUSCULAR STRENGTH & ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE


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THE IMPORTANCE OF STRENGTH IN ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE – 2016

RESEARCHERS
Timothy J. Suchomel; Sophia NimphiusMichael Henry Stone
SUMMARY
1. Greater muscular strength is strongly associated with improved force-time characteristics
2. Stronger athletes produce superior performances during sport specific tasks. 
3. Greater muscular strength allows an individual to reach their potential earlier and to a greater extent
4. Greater muscular strength decreases the risk of injury


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