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The Effect of Post Activation Potentiation (PAP) on improving Performance of male sprinter

Enas Aboul Ella Mohamed zaki
Department of Training, Track and Field Competitions Faculty of Physical Education for Girls, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt
Abstract :

Post activation Potentiation (PAP) is a phenomenon by which the force exerted by a muscle is increased due to its previous contraction. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of PAP on performance (Physical abilities, Physiological, health and Fitness variables). 15 male sprinter, aged (18-22y) were subjected to PAP training program for 8 weeks, 3 training units per week, The unit lasted for 90 min. Physical, physiological, health and fitness properties were reported pre-post PAP training Program. The parameters detected by coulter counter, Eliza technique, pulse meter, Accusport, instruments for Physical detection. Results indicated a significant differences in all parameters for the favor of the post training program, and improving performance, due to the positive effect of the program. In conclusion: The findings reveal an improved performance of the athletes related to physical, physiological, health and fitness properties.

Keywords :
Post Activation Potentiation, Performance, Physical, physiological, health, fitness.

Date Deposited : 22 Nov 2016 19:18

Last Modified : 22 Nov 2016 19:18

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Volume 14, Number 4, - 2016

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