Periodization-5th Edition: Theory and Methodology of Training

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-06-22

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World-renowned exercise scientist Tudor Bompa's landmark work in sports conditioning established a whole new way for athletes and coaches to schedule training in the modern sports era. To this day, Bompa continues to refine the process and in this new edition of Periodization, Theory and Methodology of Training, he shares the training timetable used by Olympic gold medalists and champions in all types of sports. This book presents Bompa's scientifically based principles and how to apply them to optimally train athletes' energy systems for their sports and for their roles in those sports. Coaches and athletes will treasure this access to training schedules, proven to maximize performance and minimize the risk of injury and boredom. The ready-made programs provided for 32 sports eliminate the guesswork and establish a clear path to achieving the best results. The book contains detailed plans for training the body's energy and neuromuscular systems: aerobic training for stamina, anaerobic training for power and speed and resistance training for strength. Periodization, Theory and Methodology of Training is the ultimate conditioning planner to train smarter, not harder, in gaining an edge over the competition.

Table of Contents

Training Theory
The Basis for Training
Scope of Training
Objectives of Training
Classification of Skills
Supercompensation Cycle and Adaptation
Sources of Energy
Summary of Major Concepts
Principles of Training
Multilateral Development vs. Specialization
Developing the Training Model
Load Progression
Sequencing Training Load
Summary of Major Concepts
Preparation for Training
Physical Training
Exercise for Physical Training
Technical Training
Tactical Training
Theoretical Training
Summary of Major Concepts
Variables of Training
Relationship between Volume and Intensity
Index of Overall Demand
Summary of Major Concepts
Rest and Recovery
Fatigue and Overtraining
Recovery Theory
Recovery Modalities
Summary of Major Concepts
Periodization Training
The Annual Training Plan
Periodization of Biomotor Abilities
Periodization of Strength Training
Periodization of Endurance
Periodization of Speed
Integrated Periodization
Annual Training Plan Phases and Characteristics
Chart of the Annual Training Plan
Criteria for Compiling an Annual Plan
Summary of Major Concepts
Peaking for Competition
Defining a Taper
Competition Phase of the Annual Plan
Summary of Major Concepts
Training Cycles
Summary of Major Concepts
Workout Planning
Importance of Planning
Planning Requirements
Types of Training Plans
Training Session
Daily Cycle of Athletic Training
Modeling the Training Session Plan
Summary of Major Concepts
Training Methods
Strength and Power Development
Biomotor Abilities
Methodology of Strength Training
Manipulation of Training Variables
Implementation of a Strength Training Regimen
Summary of Major Concepts
Endurance Training
Classification of Endurance
Factors Affecting Aerobic Endurance Performance
Factors Affecting Anaerobic Endurance Performance
Methodology for Developing Endurance
Methodology for Developing High Intensity Exercise Endurance
Summary of Major Concepts
Speed and Agility Training
Speed Training
Agility Training
Program Design
Summary of Major Concepts
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