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Conditioning Young Athletes


Athletic formation stage of development
It is appropriate to moderately increase the intensity of training during the athletic formation stage of development. Although most athletes are still vulnerable to injuries, their bodies and capacities are rapidly developing.
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Speed development during puberty
Speed development increases during puberty. Most children - both boys and girls - experience an acceleration in speed development during this stage. Such improvement may relate to increases in body and muscle size.
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Quick leg action and agility exercises
Forward Crossover. Focus: quick leg action, agility. Moving left, the right leg crosses in front of the left leg for 10 meters or yards in each direction. Repeat.
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Training myths
Stabilizers are relatively small muscles that anchor or stabilize the position of bones to give prime movers a firm base from which to pull.
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Conditioning Young Athletes
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Renowned exercise scientist Tudor Bompa provides the latest research, proven programs, and expert advice to improve the athletic performance of young athletes ages 6 to 18. Conditioning Young Athletes offers 182 exercises and 17 programs spanning 14 popular sports, along with coverage of the impact early specialization has on a young athlete’s development.

© 2015
Book   304 pages
ISBN-13: 9781492503095

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