Integrating Resistance Training into High School Curriculum
Lloyd, Rhodri S.
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Resistance training for youth athletes is becoming increasingly common. Integrating a periodized resistance training program into school curriculum can help develop athleticism for all youth. This article aims to provide an overview of a resistance training program used in a New Zealand secondary school. Provided is an insight into the levels of planning for an effective athletic development program. Properly sequenced training blocks are essential in achieving long-term success. Additionally, coaches must be sufficiently certified and qualified to work with youth, which includes tailoring approaches to varying levels of skill and providing effective feedback.
Strength and Conditioning Journal;
Pichardo, A.W., Oliver, J.L., Harrison, C.B., Maulder, P.S. and Lloyd, R.S. (2018) 'Integrating Resistance Training into High School Curriculum', Strength & Conditioning Journal
Article published (ahead of print) in Strength and Conditioning Journal on 06 July 2018 available at https://doi.org/10.1519/SSC.0000000000000412
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