specificity of training principle
spe·ci·fic·i·ty of train·ing prin·ci·ple(spes'i-fis'i-tē trān'ing prin'si-pĕl)
exercise science Concept that specific exercise elicits specific adaptations, creating specific training effects. The effects are most effectively induced by training the specific muscles energy systems involved.
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