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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000017
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Periodization for Mixed Martial Arts

James, Lachlan P. MExercSc, MSportCoach1,2; Kelly, Vincent G. BSc (Hons)1,3; Beckman, Emma M. PhD1

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: THE MIXED MARTIAL ARTIST REQUIRES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BROAD SCOPE OF DIVERGENT PHYSIOLOGICAL ABILITIES TO COMPETE SUCCESSFULLY. TO MINIMIZE ANY POTENTIAL INTERFERENCE EFFECTS AND OPTIMIZE TRAINING ADAPTATIONS, A PERIODIZED TRAINING PLAN IS NEEDED TO MANAGE THE INTEGRATION OF THIS SPORT'S MANY TRAINING STRESSORS. THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES GUIDELINES AND PRACTICAL EXAMPLES FOR THE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH.

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