Resource Description

The paradigm shift in muscle force testing will be briefly introduced and and some of the strength assessments used in current practice reviewed. You will be reminded about the various contraction modes and types available for muscle force testing. Thereafter the remainder of the presentation will address the knowledge base around force-time data with a particular emphasis on impulse and rate of force development.   

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Meet Professor John Cronin

Founder of JC Online

PhD (Auckland), BEd, MA (Canada), Dip High Performance Coaching (Canada), Dip PE, Dip Teaching.

About Professor John Cronin

John is a professor in Strength and Conditioning within the Sports Performance Research Institute of New Zealand (SPRINZ), School of Sport and Recreation, at AUT University. SPRINZ is the number one performance based research fund rated sport research institute in New Zealand. 

John has the perfect blend of theory and practical. During his career john has worked with a variety of athletes and teams, ranging from youth development athletes to elite world champion individuals and teams. John has worked with National level cricket teams, netball, rugby union, rugby sevens, discus, boxing, wrestling, gymnastics, shooting, jet skiing and soccer. 

John is now primarily an educator, and has spent the last 20 years at AUT University lecturing in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs for sport and exercise science. He has supervised over 40 PhD and 40 Masters students in the area of strength and conditioning, and has over 400 peer reviewed papers.