2612568276918. Maximal Punching Performance in Amateur Boxing

Maximal Punching Performance in Amateur Boxing

Maximal Punching Performance in Amateur Boxing

An examination of biomechanical and
physical performance-related characteristics

By Edward Stanley

Punches in boxing are intricate actions requiring the coordinated and synergistic recruitment of leg, trunk and arm musculature. Maximal punches can have a marked impact on the outcomes of boxing contests.

Currently, there is an absence of research appraising the biomechanics and physical performance-related qualities associated with boxing punches, and as such, there are no practical guidelines pertaining to resistance training and its impact upon these important characteristics.

In this respect, coaches and boxers are reliant consequently upon non-scientific approaches to training and contest preparation. Thus, the purpose of this thesis was to quantify the biomechanics and physical performance…

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