periodization

(redirected from Periodization in history)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Periodization in history: periodizing

per·i·o·di·za·tion

(pēr'ē-ŏd-ī-zā'shŭn)
Sequenced strength-training program that varies training volume and intensity to optimize physiologic functional capacity and exercise performance by structuring training into time blocks of different duration (macrocycles, mesocycles, microcycles). The goal is to prevent staleness while peaking physiologically for competition.