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Training Periodization

Bent R. RØnnestad

Bent R. RØnnestad

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Mikel Zabala

Mikel Zabala, PhD, is director of the Cycling Research Center in Granada, Spain, and editor in chief of the Journal of Science and Cycling. His research interests are cycling performance and doping prevention. He is a senior lecturer on the faculty of sport sciences at the University of Granada, teaching students who are seeking advanced degrees in cycling. He has authored numerous scientific papers about cycling and training and coached a number of international professional cyclists, serving as performance director for the renowned Movistar professional cycling team since 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling Science

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook Chapter

...At the end of the season, each cyclist should sit down with his or her coach to analyze what happened and why, which goals were achieved and which were not, to answer questions related to performance and the results reached during...

Train to Compete

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Angela’ new training plan made her feel special. She was 17, and for the first time, her coach was working on a plan designed just for her. “Don’t let it go to your head,” her coach Stephan always joked with his athletes. “You’re special...

Learn to Train

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Dad had been so proud of Eddie last year. His club’s 11-and-under junior development track and field team had finished the season with wins at all the major meets, and it was largely due to his son’s stellar running. The coach made sure he...

Train to Win

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...At 29, Jamie was living his dream of playing professional golf on the PGA tour. He was making a good income in prize money and sponsorship deals and working toward his goal of winning the Masters in Augusta. But over the years, he’d learned...

Train to Train

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Rick was coaching his son’s U14 basketball team in the Smith County Night League. The U14 age division spanned two age years, including boys who were 12 and 13 years old, in grades 7 and 8. In the case of Rick’s team, most of the boys...

Structural Adaptation of the Musculoskeletal System

James Watkins

James Watkins, PhD, is a professor of biomechanics in the School of Human Sciences and director of the Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre at the Swansea University in Wales. Watkins spent over 20 years in Glasgow, Scotland, as a lecturer and researcher, and he served as the head of the department of physical education, sport and outdoor education at Jordanhill College and later at the University of Strathclyde, both in Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...In response to the loads imposed on the musculoskeletal system as a result of normal everyday physical activity (ranging from activities of daily living to manual labor and training for sport), the musculoskeletal components (muscles...

Joints of the Appendicular Skeleton

James Watkins

James Watkins, PhD, is a professor of biomechanics in the School of Human Sciences and director of the Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre at the Swansea University in Wales. Watkins spent over 20 years in Glasgow, Scotland, as a lecturer and researcher, and he served as the head of the department of physical education, sport and outdoor education at Jordanhill College and later at the University of Strathclyde, both in Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System

Human Kinetics, 2010

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...The large joints of the axial skeleton (intervertebral and pelvic joints) are mainly cartilaginous and provide shock absorption at the expense of flexibility. In contrast, virtually all of the joints of the appendicular skeleton...

Excellence Takes Time

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Everyone was talking about Tamara’s sudden success in tennis. She had just won the junior state championships at age 17 and was being offered tennis scholarships from a half dozen colleges. Out of nowhere she had suddenly emerged...

FUNdamentals

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...The ski team was nearing the end of the season–with the year’s most important races coming up–and Coach was worried. She had two athletes injured from falls and couldn’t afford to lose any more. She thought the issue was that team members...

Periodization

Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Lauren and Tom have coached basketball at the same high school for years. For the past few seasons, Lauren’s girls’ teams have consistently outperformed Tom’s boys’ teams in their respective league playoffs. Her teams generally seem...