I think often people believe that due to specificity of movement pattern, only squats can boost vertical jump, today’s study looks at the effects of this movement on vertical jump. The discussion half of the episode is all about challenging blanket inclusions and exclusions of certain movements based on efficacy and or fear of injury and how I personally feel this is inappropriate. John always reviews the full-text of every article, but you may view the free abstract by clicking here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25226322 . This podcast is proudly sponsored by John’s premium exercise equipment and apparel company Barbell 1. Check out http://barbell1.com for helpful tutorial videos on training and nutrition and the Barbell 1 product line.
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