Strength and Conditioning for Adolescent Endurance Runners

Blagrove, Richard, Howe, Louis, Howatson, Glyn and Hayes, Phil (2020) Strength and Conditioning for Adolescent Endurance Runners. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 42 (1). pp. 2-11. ISSN 1524-1602

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For the adolescent athlete who chooses to specialize in endurance running, strength and conditioning (S&C) activities provide a means of enhancing several important determinants of performance and may reduce the risk of overuse injury. It is recommended that adolescent endurance runners include at least two S&C sessions per week that comprise of movement skills training, plyometric and sprint training, resistance training, plus exercises designed to target specific tissues that are vulnerable to injury. This article describes how these modalities of training can be integrated into the routine of adolescent endurance runners.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: paediatric, endurance, distance running, youth, concurrent training
Subjects: C600 Sports Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 16:24
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2023 09:45

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