Implications and applications of training specificity for coaches and athletes

Paul Gamble

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    Abstract

    Specificity of training is widely established as an integral aspect governing training responses. This article explores the various ways in which specificity is manifested. Guidelines are given detailing how to derive the benefits of training specificity when designing strength and conditioning programs. © National Strength and Conditioning Association.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)54-58
    Number of pages5
    JournalStrength and Conditioning Journal
    Volume28
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

    Keywords

    • Metabolic conditioning
    • Psychological constraints
    • Specificity
    • Strength training
    • Testing

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