Neuromuscular Laboratory

New Training Techniques
Jeffrey M. McBride, PhD Associate Professor – Biomechanics Department of Health, Leisure & Exercise Science Appalachian State University

7 0 A LT LONGISSIMUS (T10) A LT LE FT • Activation of Trunk Muscles (Exercise Selection) Focus on Core & Stability (Unpublished McBride et al.1 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.3 0. 2006) R P IG EL H V T IC TH R U S T P U S H U P S U P E R R IG M H AN T S ID E H D O EA LD D LI FT (5 D 0% EA ) D LI FT (7 D 0% EA ) D LI FT (8 D 0% EA ) D LI FT (9 0% S ) Q U AT (5 0% S ) Q U AT (7 0% S ) Q U AT (8 0% S ) Q U AT (9 IS 0% O M ) E TR IC M AX .AVG IEMG (mV) 0.

5 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.AVG IEMG (mV) 0.7 0 AL T AL PE LV IC TH RU ST T T RI G H MULTIFIDUS (L1) LE FT PU SH R IG H T SI D E H O LD % ) % ) % ) % ) LI F T (5 0 (7 0 (8 0 (9 0 (5 0% ) SQ U SQ U SQ U IS O AT AT AT M ET R (7 0% ) (8 0% ) (9 0% ) IC M AX LI F T LI F T LI F T AN D EA D EA D EA D EA D SQ U AT RM SU PE U P D D (Unpublished McBride et al.2 0.4 0. 2006) D .

25 0.1 0.05 0.4 0.15 0.45 0 AL T AL PE LV IC TH RU ST T T RI G H LE FT EXTERNAL OBLIQUES PU SH R IG H T SI D E H O LD % ) % ) % ) % ) AT SQ U SQ U SQ U IS O AT AT AT M ET R (5 0% ) (7 0% ) (8 0% ) (9 0% ) IC M AX LI F T (5 0 (7 0 (8 0 (9 0 LI F T LI F T LI F T AN D EA D EA D EA D EA D SQ U RM SU PE U P D D (Unpublished McBride et al.35 0.3 0.AVG IEMG (mV) 0.2 0. 2006) D .

3 0. 2005) . 2006) D (Silfies et al.45 0 AL T AL T RI G H T RU ST PE LV IC TH LE FT RECTUS ABDOMINIS PU SH R IG H T SI D E H O LD % ) % ) % ) % ) SQ U SQ U SQ U SQ U AT AT (5 0% ) (7 0% ) AT (8 0% ) AT (9 0% ) LI F T (5 0 LI F T (7 0 LI F T (8 0 (9 0 LI F T AN D EA D EA D EA D EA D RM SU PE U P D D (Unpublished McBride et al.4 0.25 0.05 0.AVG IEMG (mV) 0.1 0.15 0.2 0.35 0.

EO or ES No change in VO2 at select running velocities (Stanton et al. 2004) .Focus on Core & Stability • Relationship to Athletic Performance No change in Muscle Activity of RA.

2006) RFD (N/s) .Focus on Core & Stability • Muscle Activity and Stability in Squatting 3000 6000 2500 * * Peak Force RFD 5000 2000 4000 Peak Force (N) 1500 3000 1000 2000 500 1000 0 0 Stable Unstable (McBride et al.

Focus on Core & Stability • Muscle Activity and Stability in Squatting 250 200 * * VM IEMG VL IEMG BF IEMG TS IEMG Average IEMG (uV) 150 100 50 0 Stable Unstable (McBride et al. 2006) .

Emphasis on Power (Kaneko et al. 2004) .

Re-Evaluation of Stretching 110 105 Percentage of Baseline Force (%) 100 95 90 85 80 75 70 65 60 Baseline Imm Post 1m Post 2m Post 4m Post 8m Post 16m Post Control Stretch # # # # * * * * (McBride et al. 2006 ) .

44) 3000 ms .11) 700 200 ms 400 ms (p = 0.29) (p = 0. 2006 ) Baseline Stretch Imm Post (p = 0.19) (p = 0.F o rc e (N ) 1100 1300 1500 1700 1900 2100 2300 2500 500 (p = 0.44) 900 Time 2000 ms Re-Evaluation of Stretching (McBride et al.21) 600 ms 800 ms 1000 ms (p = 0.08) (p = 0.

Conclusion • • • • Consider Exercise Selection for Muscle Activation Consider Impact of Instability on Muscle Activation Consider Training for Strength or Power Consider Effect of Stretching on Muscle Force .