Episode 10 – Postactivation Potentiation

Jan 27, 2020 | Episodes

Episode Details

In recent years there has been a reinvigorated and growing interest in the investigation and use of potentiation complexes in strength and conditioning. In this episode we chat with Dr. Hugh Lamont to discuss the possible upsides and downsides of potentiation (or depression), mechanisms of postactivation potentiation (PAP) and strategies to consider when using potentiation complexes. This is a must listen for practitioners interested in or already using potentiation strategies!

Our Guest

Our guest for this episode is Dr. Hugh Lamont. He also happens to be one of our favorite people on the planet! You can follow Dr. Hugh Lamont on Researchgate. 

Dr Hugh Lamont is an Associate Professor within the Department of Kinesiology at Coastal Carolina University where he teaches classes in Strength and Conditioning, Exercise Physiology and Functional Anatomy. He received his Phd In Exercise Physiology from the University of Oklahoma under Dr. Mike Bemben in 2006 before taking an Assistant Professor position at Ole Miss. After 4 years he took a position at ETSU working within their Sport Physiology and Performance Doctoral and MS program. He current works with undergraduates on research projects looking at PAP as well as kinetic and kinematic characteristics of striking.

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