Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

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Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic approach to training centred on the concept of long-term athletic development and the welfare of the young athlete. While other textbooks focus on a single aspect of youth trainability, this book explores every key topic in strength and conditioning as applied to young people, including: talent identification motor skill development strength, power and plyometrics speed and agility metabolic conditioning mobility and flexibility periodization weightlifting myths overtraining and injury prevention nutrition. Written by a team of leading international strength and conditioning experts and paediatric sport scientists, every chapter includes programming guidelines for youths throughout childhood and adolescence to show how the latest scientific research can be applied by coaches to optimize young athletic potential. This is an essential resource for all students of strength and conditioning or paediatric exercise science, as well as any coach or athletic trainer working with children and young people.Each of these planning levels must be considered in the context of the overall training goals established for the athlete, and the level ... include: 1) multia€”year training plan; 2) annual training plan; 3) macrocycle; 4) mesocycle; 5) microcycle; 6) training day; 7) training session; and 8) training unit. ... For example, jeffreys ( 2008) presents a multia€”year training plan for the youth football (soccer) athlete thatanbsp;...

Title:Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes
Author:Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-07-18


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