Approaching physical preparation for youth team-sports players

Paui Gamble

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    Abstract

    The benefits of physical preparation in young athletes are becoming widely accepted. This article examines the need for different aspects of physical preparation for young athletes competing in organized team sports. It further attempts to define what constitutes appropriate strength training, metabolic conditioning, and neuromuscular training for young team-sports players at different phases of growth and maturation. © National Strength and Conditioning Association.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)29-42
    Number of pages14
    JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
    Volume30
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

    Keywords

    • Injury prevention
    • Metabolic conditioning
    • Neuromuscular training
    • Strength training
    • Youth sports

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