6 - Principles of Training

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Unformatted text preview: Principles of Training Chapter 6 Components of Physical Fitness Cardiorespiratory Endurance Musculoskeletal Fitness Body Composition Flexibility Basic Elements of Exercise Prescription Mode Intensity Duration Frequency Specificity Physiological adaptations to training are specific to: muscle action involved speed of movement range of motion muscle groups trained energy systems involved Overload Principle Optimal gains in strength (or endurance) are most pronounced when the muscle is exercised at resistances above those normally encountered. Progression Principle A deliberate increase in the training stimulus throughout a conditioning program. Figure 6.1 Individuality Principle People respond differently to the same training stimulus. Principle of Diminishing Returns Principle of Reversibility If the training stimulus is reduced or removed, performance will also be reduced or even revert to starting level. ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PXW 326 taught by Professor Amyjohnson during the Spring '08 term at North Dakota.

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