Velocity-based training : From theory to application

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Weakley, Jonathon, Mann, Bryan, Banyard, Harry, McLaren, Shaun, Scott, Tannath and Garcia-Ramos, Amador. (2021). Velocity-based training : From theory to application. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 43(2), pp. 31-49. https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000560
AuthorsWeakley, Jonathon, Mann, Bryan, Banyard, Harry, McLaren, Shaun, Scott, Tannath and Garcia-Ramos, Amador
Abstract

Velocity-based training (VBT) is a contemporary method of resistance training that enables accurate and objective prescription of resistance training intensities and volumes. This review provides an applied framework for the theory and application of VBT. Specifically, this review gives detail on how to: use velocity to provide objective feedback, estimate strength, develop load-velocity profiles for accurate load prescription, and how to use statistics to monitor velocity. Furthermore, a discussion on the use of velocity loss thresholds, different methods of VBT prescription, and how VBT can be implemented within traditional programming models and microcycles is provided.

Year2021
JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
Journal citation43 (2), pp. 31-49
PublisherLippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISSN1524-1602
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000560
Scopus EID2-s2.0-85105548013
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