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9 Cards in this Set

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Aerobic training

- Continuous/Uniform

- Fartlek

- Long interval


- Static

- Dynamic

- Ballistic

Analyse two training types (flexibility, aerobic) by drawing on current and reliable sources of information to:

- Examine the types of training methods and how they best suit specific performance requirements

- Design a training program

- Describe how training adaptations can be measured and monitored

- Identify safe and potentially harmful training procedures

Initial planning considerations

- Performance and fitness needs (individual, team)

- Schedule of events/competitions

- Climate and season

Planning a training year (periodisation)

- Phases of competition (pre-season, in-season and off-season phases)

- Subphases (macro and microcycles)

- Peaking

- Tapering

- Sport-specific subphases (fitness components, skill requirements)

Elements to be considered when designing a training season

- Health and safety considerations

- Providing an overview of the session to athletes (goal specific)

- Warm up or cool down

- Skill instruction and practice

- Conditioning

- Evaluation

Planning to avoid overtraining

- Amount and intensity of training

- Physiological considerations e.g. lethargy, injury

- Psychological considerations, e.g. loss of motivation

Use of Drugs

- The dangers of performance enhancing drugs e.g. physical effects, loss of reputation, sponsorship and income

- for strength (human growth hormone, anabolic steroids)

- For aerobic performance (EPO)

- To mask other drugs (diuretics, alcohol)
- Benefits and limitations of drug testing

Use of technology

- Training innovation, e.g. lactate threshold testing, biomechanical analysis

- Equipment advances, e.g. swimsuits, golf ball