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Conditioning Young Athletes (2015)

English | 10 Aug. 2015 | ISBN: 1492503096 | 306 Pages | PDF | 8.55 MB

Conditioning for Young Athletes provides coaches, instructors, teachers and parents of future sport stars the best training advice, exercises and programmes for establishing an overall fitness base and maximising athletic development. This authoritative guide includes numerous exercises that safely increase young athletes coordination, flexibility, speed, strength and endurance. It contains a tried and tested regimen geared to three developmental phases, long and short-term training plans, and sport-specific programmes. With more than 182 exercises appropriate for children aged 6 to 18, it takes into consideration critical factors such as a child s developmental stage, motor functioning and sex-specific considerations to ensure that the workouts do not hinder development and growth.