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    Netball

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    Netball requires a base level of fitness and skill level for sound performance so a player can perform tasks without onset fatigue. In a game of netball an athlete's body needs to be able to provide and sustain energy aerobically. This is dependant upon the individual's cardiovascular system to transport and efficiently use oxygen during the sustained exercise. In specific, aerobic training is significant for netball players due the stamina required to maintain intensity throughout the course of the game. The different type of aerobic training; continuous/ uniform (A single exercise sustained for an extended period, generally at low to moderate intensity- approximately 65%-80% of an athlete's maximum heart rate), fartlek (Frequent and random…

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    energy sources and the other 50 percent requires aerobic energy sources. Soccer players usually cover six to seven miles per game depending on their position. Soccer statistics state that a soccer player jogs 2 1/ 2 miles, 1.2 miles sprinting, and 1.5 miles walking (Stewart Flaherty, 2013). Based upon these statistics, it is important for a footballer to train both energy sources evenly. Aerobic training requires your body to use oxygen while running, as opposed to anaerobic which requires no…

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    base runs. Long runs improve endurance. Another variation of long runs is progression runs, wherein the running speed is being increased as you go along. Hill running can be done on inclined surfaces (even inclined treadmills) and can be very beneficial in increasing muscle strength. Also, running on steep areas is more challenging than running on flat surfaces; so if you try hill running and then switch back to regular running, you can feel the improvement in your muscle endurance and stamina.…

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    the amount of effort or work that must be invested in a specific exercise workout. • Time: how long each individual session should last. • Type: type of exercise you will be doing Methods Of Training Circuit training: performing a series of exercises in an order called a circuit at a station each. It can be designed to improve almost all components of fitness Continuous training: working for a period of time without rest. Improving cardio-vascular fitness. Fartlek training: varying the speed…

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    Lactate Threshold Report

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    The lactate threshold is the exercise intensity at which the blood concentration of lactate and/or lactic acid begins to exponentially increase. The reason for the increased lactate concentration in the blood at high exercise intensities muscle cells release lactate into the blood to be converted back into glucose by the liver (see the Cori Cycle): the high rates of ATP hydrolysis in the muscle release hydrogen ions, as they are co-transported out of the muscle into the blood via the MCT—…

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    training will be included, involving different exercises to those used to develop muscular power. The agility circuit will involve an obstacle course comprised of cones (figure 1), polymetric exercises, and ladder drills. These exercises will improve performance by increasing the ability of the creatine phosphate and lactate systems to synthesise ATP, increasing the speed and agility of the athlete. Other components important for maintaining optimal touch performance have been included in the…

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    Participating in any sort of athletics takes immense courage, dedication, and both physical and mental strength. As Big Hettie told Peekay in The Power of One, “ ‘Pride is holding your head up when everyone else around you has theirs bowed. Courage is what makes you do it’ “ (Courtenay 115). Although all sports require courage and pride, cross country requires an extra dose if the runner wants to succeed. As a cross country runner, I’ve learned many different lessons that can apply directly to…

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    The athlete uses the variety principle to make changes to the training method, between fartlek (football), circuit, continuous (cycle) and aerobic interval (swim). Swimming is beneficial for runners as it allows athletes to increase endurance and oxygen capacity as well as being an anti-inflammatory therapy for the legs when performed in cool temperatures. Cycling increases, the athlete’s cardiovascular fitness that has less recovery time as a result of the decreased impact. Circuit Training is…

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    the production of red blood cells to move it easier to carry oxygenated blood around the body when partaking in physical activity. If this is improved the athletes breathing rate is decreased and results in the breathing becoming easier for the athlete and helps to work for a longer sustained period of time without tiring. Athletes who partake in marathons would use this as their pace would be slow but their performance would last for a long period of time and can improve the muscles in the legs…

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    something that should be important to your performance low body fat and high muscle mass helps athletes perform better in most sports, so you want to know how much body fat your athletes have and if they have a lot then you want to lower it down to a normal level in order to increase performance. Something that book briefly describes is aerobic fitness and aerobic capacity. Aerobic fitness is usually measure by timing your running. This type of fitness will tell you if you have low level fitness…

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