Table 1. Neuromuscular performance during the 8–week study period. Values are means (±SD).
EXP CON
pre mid post pre mid post
Fmax (N·kg-1) 26.1 (4.1) 29.7 (4.1)** 31 (4.1)**§ 26.5 (2.6) 27.4 (2.9)* 27.3 (3.2)
RFD100 (N·ms-1) 4.3 (1.6) 5.2 (1.6)** 5.9 (1.4)**§ 4.5 (1.5) 4.4 (1.5) 4.5 (1.4)
CMJ (cm) 45.1 (5.5) 49.4 (5.9)** 50.4 (6.2) 46.8 (7.1) 46.6 (7.1) 47.2 (7.4)
SJ (cm) 39.3 (5.1) 45.3 (6.3)** 45.4 (6.4) 41.3 (6.5) 40.6 (6.4) 41.8 (6.2)
50 m sprint (s) 6.58 (0.28) 6.51 (0.29)* 6.39 (0.24)**§ 6.57 (0.25) 6.6 (0.31) 6.58 (0.31)
* indicates significant difference (p < 0.05)
** indicates significant difference (p < 0.01)
† indicates significant difference between pre- to mid
§ indicates significant difference between mid- to post; EXP (experimental group); CON (control group); pre (pre-training); mid (mid-training); post (post-training)