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Strength and Conditioning Games for Improved Fitness and Performance

by Jay Dawes, MS

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Type: Online Course

Item: C910538CEC

Description

Learn how to disguise work as play and make every training session fun for athletes and non-athletes, all of whom may have different goals. Learn a variety of games that are designed to address strength, multidirectional speed and explosiveness. Cardiovascular health and functional performance will also be discussed. Among the topics covered: • Benefits of games based on current research • Adapting the games • Safety guidelines and recommendations • How to incorporate games into a comprehensive training program
By Jay Dawes, MS

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.30
ACE
0.30
ACSM
3.00
CHEK
3.00
CI
3.00
IFPA
3.00
ISSA
3.00
NASM
0.30
NCCPT
0.30
NCSF
1.50
NESTA
0.30
NETA
3.00
NFPT
0.25
NSPA
3.00
PTAG
3.00
PTIA
3.00
REPS NZ
2.25
REPs UAE
3.00
REPs UK
3.00
W.I.T.S.
3.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the potential benefits of incorporating games into a strength and conditioning program.
  2. Summarize the current research on small-sided games.
  3. Describe the importance of work:rest ratios when programming games.
  4. Identify and select games to elicit the appropriate training responses.
  5. Identify and adapt games to maximize time, efficiency and safety.
  6. Implement appropriate teaching cues and techniques for instructing athletes/clients on how to perform each game.

Course Content

Strength and Conditioning Games for Improved Fitness and PerformanceStreaming Video
Strength and Conditioning Games for Improved Fitness and PerformanceDVD(DVD versions only)
Strength and Conditioning Games for Improved Fitness and PerformanceOnline Test

About the Author

Jay Dawes, MS

Jay Dawes, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Jay Dawes, MS, is the director of education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he is also an assistant coach at NSCA?s Human Performance Center...

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