Effect of conditioning activity absolute intensity on seated shot put performance





Training, Performance analysis, Post-Activation potentiation


Conditioning activities are widely used in sports for improving performance in a subsequent main activity. Therefore, understanding the organization of these exercises is important for athletes. Therefore, the objective this study was to evaluate whether the conditioning activity absolute intensity affects the seated shot put performance. Twenty-four physically active male adults were subjected, every 24 hours apart and in a randomized manner, to the following situations: control (no conditioning activity), seat shot 2 kg ball; seated shot 4 kg ball and; seated shot 6 kg ball. Three minutes after these shots, participants performed the seat shot put main activity (4kg). To record the seat shot put performance, the greatest distance of the six attempts was considered. The shot put distance was greater in conditioning activity compared to the control situation (p < .05). There was no difference in shot put distance among conditioning activity situations (p > .05). In addition, individual analysis using typical error showed that 63% of the participants responded positively to the conditioning activities. In conclusion, despite the beneficial effect of the conditioning activity in relation to the control situation, there was no effect of the absolute intensity of the conditioning activity on shot put performance.


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Effect of conditioning activity absolute intensity on seated shot put performance



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Borba, D. de A., Ribeiro, L., de Melo Vieira, Y. L., Costa e Cunha Moraes Brandão, C. F., Rios Drummond, L., & Túlio de Lacerda, L. (2024). Effect of conditioning activity absolute intensity on seated shot put performance. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 19(2), 608–616. https://doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2024.192.15



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