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Effectiveness Of Improving Performance With The Bigger Faster Stronger In-Season Training Program, Alicia D. Crelinsten Jun 2008

Effectiveness Of Improving Performance With The Bigger Faster Stronger In-Season Training Program, Alicia D. Crelinsten

Master's Theses

This study investigated the effectiveness of improving performance of adolescents with the in-season Bigger Faster Stronger (BFS) program. Thirty seven high school athletes were divided into three groups; BFS (n=l4 ), traditional weight training (n= l0), and control (n= 13 ). Each participant went through a battery of seven performance pre-tests and post-tests ( estimated 1 ORM incline bench, broad jump, one minute sit-up test, t-test, line drill, 40 yard sprint, 1.5 mile run). Following the pre-testing, the control group continued to participate in their sport. The BFS group participated in the in-season BFS program (30 minute supervised session consisting of ...


The Effect Of Acute Resistance Training On Resting Metabolic Rate In Men, Steven William Ball Apr 2008

The Effect Of Acute Resistance Training On Resting Metabolic Rate In Men, Steven William Ball

Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of different frequencies of resistance training on an individual's resting metabolic rate (RMR). Six healthy males between the ages of 18 and 35 participated in two separate trials. The first trial involved two full-body resistance training bouts, 48 hours apart with RMR measurements pre- and post-bout and a RMR measurement 24 hours following each. The second trial consisted of four split-body resistance training bouts on four consecutive mornings with RMR measurements pre- and post-bout each morning with a fifth morning for one final RMR measurement, 24 hours after the ...


Human Performance Lab Newsletter, March 2008, St. Cloud State University Mar 2008

Human Performance Lab Newsletter, March 2008, St. Cloud State University

Human Performance Lab Newsletter

Contents of this issue include:

  • Kelly's Corner by David Bacharach
  • Ellipticals versus Treadmills by Lara Stone
  • Avoiding Brittle Bones by Glenn Street
  • Prosthesis Limb Volume Loss in Amputees by Andy Gray
  • Massage by Mark Blegen
  • Effects of Intense Exercise on the Female Reproductive System by Ana Freire