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Contributing factors for increased bat swing velocity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19528868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Bat swing velocity is an important characteristic of successful hitters in baseball and softball. The purpose of this literature review is threefold. First, before describing what components and training methods have been investigated to improve bat swing velocity, it is necessary to discuss the importance of bat swing velocity and batted-ball velocity. The second purpose is to discuss bat weight during on-deck circle warm-up, bat weight during resistance training, resistance training with an overload of force, performance of additional supplemental resistance exercises, the relationship between strength, power, lean body mass, and angular velocity and bat swing velocity, and the relationship between improvements in strength, power, lean body mass, and angular velocity and improvements in bat swing velocity. The third purpose of this review is to recommend some practical applications based on research results.
Authors:
David J Szymanski; Coop DeRenne; Frank J Spaniol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of strength and conditioning research / National Strength & Conditioning Association     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1533-4287     ISO Abbreviation:  J Strength Cond Res     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-01     Completed Date:  2009-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9415084     Medline TA:  J Strength Cond Res     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1338-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, USA. dszyman@latech.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acceleration
Arm / physiology*
Baseball / physiology*
Humans
Muscle Strength / physiology*
Resistance Training / methods*
Sports Equipment

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