Special Issue "Strength and Power Training in Individual and Team Sports"
A special issue of Sports (ISSN 2075-4663).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (25 September 2023) | Viewed by 28016
Interests: muscle metabolism; muscle fatigue and recovery; muscle damage; oxidative stress; high-intensity interval training; neuromuscular performance; eccentric exercise
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Strength and power training is an integral part of developing and maintaining fitness in all sports, whether at a competitive or recreational level. Irrespective of age, sex and the level of competition, specific types of strength and power training (e.g. core training, plyometric training, eccentric training, use of weightlifting derivatives) are used to promote musculoskeletal health and to improve neuromuscular performance in competition and training.
In this Special Issue of Sports, entitled “Strength and power training in individual and team sports”, we aim to establish a collection of papers that examine the acute or chronic effects of strength and power training on health (e.g., injury prevention) and the neuromuscular system. In addition, we would like to invite research papers that examine the metabolic, cardiorespiratory and immune outcomes of this type of training in individuals performing at all levels and age groups.
We welcome different types of manuscript submissions, including original research articles, systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Potential topics may include, but are not limited to, the effects of different forms of strength and power training (e.g. eccentric, plyometric, variable resistance, weightlifting, core stability) on fitness parameters (e.g. muscle strength, power, rate-of-force development) and sports performance as assessed by sport-specific tests and/or competition/game performance. The age of the individuals may range from children (e.g. gymnasts) to older athletes, and studies on female populations are especially encourngaged due to the limited information in this area of study.
Prof. Dr. Gregory C. Bogdanis
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sports is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- resistance training
- strength training
- eccentric training
- plyometric training
- power training
- variable resistance training
- weightlifting derivatives
- core stability training
- rate of force development
- muscle power
- sport performance (track and field, weightlifting, gymnastics, swimming, etc.)
- game performance (soccer, basketball, volleyball, etc.)
- children, adolescents, younger and older individuals