Challenges and game-related solutions to metabolic conditioning for team sports

Paui Gamble

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    Abstract

    The intricacies of team sports competition pose unique challenges for metabolic conditioning.The unpredictability and intermittent nature of competitive matches leads to great variability in the order, duration, and intensity of the various modes of locomotion and game-related activities players are required to perform.This article describes novel sport-specific solutions to metabolic conditioning for team sports players.The practicalities of implementing these game-related approaches are examined. © National Strength and Conditioning Association.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)60-65
    Number of pages6
    JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
    Volume29
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007

    Keywords

    • Conditioning games
    • Metabolic conditioning
    • Tactical metabolic training
    • Team sports
    • Training specificity

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