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Plyometrics is an advanced training technique that has been found to be useful for increasing power and vertical jump ability. It typically includes a variety of jumps and hops that maximally overload the muscles.
Individuals interested in plyometric training should consult a coach or trainer experienced in this technique. The guidelines provided here were adapted from Brittenham (1992). This reference would be useful to anyone interested in more information.
Brittenham, G. (1992). Plyometric Exercise. A Word of Caution. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Janury, 20-23.