periodization


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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.
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In light of these concerns, theoretical criticisms have been addressed to research on periodization of training.
In our point of view, the use of different periodization models contributes to an increase in control of the training loads and adaptive responses in accordance with the characteristics of physical training period.
This periodization, however, is more complex than it may seem.
Periodized training in elite human athletes sparked the idea of applying periodization principles to sled dogs and can be used to train our hardworking contest dogs and hunting dogs, as well.
This kind of methodological discussion is, however, not explicitly found in the introduction (perhaps because it is obvious for Franco, who at the end of his introduction writes "It goes without saying that every periodization presupposes a perspective," p.
The forgotten in recent studies but important for security analyses part is the periodization analysis.
Periodization is an offer made by Tudor Bomba and it's a methodological approach applied in order to obtain the training aims required for the predetermined competitive levels.
Nano-sport periodization is a concept created by the inventor of Strength Stack 52 and military fitness expert, Sergeant Michael Volkin.
Legitimacy puts the Middle Ages on the reading lists of those interested in materialism, periodization, and modernity as it also posits an important new reading list for medievalists (while reviving a very old and doctrinaire set of medieval texts--the once reviled scholastics as well as Augustine--to be considered in new ways).
Although Bernard Piffaretti's painting defies all periodization from the point of view of style or evolution, it continues to unfurl over time, to the rhythm of a story that writes itself as it goes along; moreover, the activity of observing the completed works is an integral part of the creation of this ongoing tale.
My final quibble is that the author shows in much detail the schematic periodization of many historians that subscribe to a top-down view of history.
Chapters on clinical decision-making discuss the concept of periodization in training to prevent injury, and if that fails, how to assess and manage specific sports injuries.