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Recovery-Adaptation

Sands, William A. PhD, FACSM, CSCS, EMT; Apostolopoulos, Nikos PhD; Kavanaugh, Ashley A. PhD, CSCS; Stone, Michael H. PhD, FNSCA

Strength and Conditioning Journal: December 2016 - Volume 38 - Issue 6 - p 10–26
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000260
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ABSTRACT ATHLETE TRAINING SHOULD PROCEED FROM THOROUGH AND SYSTEMATIC PERIODIZED PLANS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TRAINING LOADS. THE TIME-COURSE OF TRAINING SHOULD INCLUDE PERIODS OF HIGH LOADS PUNCTUATED BY REDUCED LOADS AND REST. AS THERE ARE A WIDE VARIETY OF MEANS AND METHODS USED FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LOADS, THERE ARE NUMEROUS MEANS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING RECOVERY AND ADAPTATION (RA). RA FROM ATHLETE TRAINING ARE POORLY UNDERSTOOD AND IN NEED OF A MODEL OR FRAMEWORK TO ADVANCE OUR ABILITY TO SYSTEMATICALLY COMPLEMENT TRAINING WITH APPROPRIATE MODALITIES.

1United States Ski and Snowboard Association, High-Performance, Park City, Utah;

2Research Centre for Sport Exercise and Performance, Institute of Sport, University of Wolverhampton, UK; and

3Department of Exercise and Sport Science, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

Address correspondence to Dr. William A. Sands, wmasands@hotmail.com.

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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William A. SandsUnited States Ski and Snowboard Association.

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Nikos ApostolopoulosResearch Centre for Sport Exercise and Performance, Institute of Sport, University of Wolverhampton, UK.

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Ashley A. Kavanaughis an Assistant Professor at East Tennessee State University in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

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Michael H. Stoneis a Professor at East Tennessee State University in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science.

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