PE- types of training

Types of training that can be used.

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CIRCUIT TRAINING

Description:

It is a series of stations/exercises, stations are timed then you move on, you can rotate muscle groups, rest periods can be incorporated, and could also incorporate skills

good-  

  • Can be either anaerobic or aerobic training
  • Work different muscle groups and can choose the intensity
  • Adapt it to sport/activity
  • Doesn't need much equipment
  • Social as done with others

Bad-

  • Lack of motivation/ need to be very self motivated
  • Can take time to set up.
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CONTINUOUS TRAINING

Description:

This is a form of training that involved very few rests or intervals and carries on for a very long time with a low level of intensity. It helps improve stamina and endurance.

good- 

  • Doesn't need much equipment

bad-

  • Doesn't work fast twitch fibres
  • Take time and patience
  • Takes alot of motivation to continue
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WEIGHT TRAINING

Description:

You add more resistance than just your body weight. High resistance and low repetition or low resistance and high repetition. Anaerobic exercise.

good-

  • Adaptable to each sport and muscle group
  • Ajustable to your level

bad-

  • Can injure yourself if overdone
  • Can use weights not in the correct way or too young which may cause injury or prevent development.
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INTERVAL TRAINING

Description:

Intervals or work and rest. Aerobic system- slower intervals. Anaerobic system-shorter more intense intervals.

good-

  • Can be either aerobic or anaerobic
  • Suitable to team sports aswell

bad-

  • Time consuming
  • May use alot of equipment depending on what your doing.
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FARTLEK TRAINING

Description:

"speed play training", endurance activity, incorporated in road running, ideal for team sports. Speed and intensity is varied throughout.

good-

  • Varied and enjoyable way of endurance training
  • Trains both aerobic and anaerobic systems

bad-

  • Needs alot of will power to continue through the pain.
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FLEXIBILITY TRAINING

Description-

"mobility training", involves stretching exercises of the muscles, active stretching, passive stretching, voluntary musclar contractions that are held by the performer for 30 secs-1mins

good-

  • prevents injury
  • helps with all sport and physical activity

bad-

  • If not done properly you can over stretch and injure yourself
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PLYROMETRICS

Description:

Involves bounding, jumping and hopping when muscles have to work concentrically (jumping up) and eccentrically (landing). Improves dynamic strength, improves speed in which muscles shorten, sports such as sprinting, throwing and jumping will benefit from this type of training as will players of team sports like netball and rugby.

good-

  • Helps with many sports

bad-

  • If stretching is not done before then injury can happen.
  • Very strenuous on the muscles joints.
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