principles of training

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what is the acronym to remember principles of training?
S.P.O.R.T
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an example of someone who would use specificity?
a marathon runner would make sure their training suited that particular activity, to increase levels of indurance
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what is the definition of specificity?
training that is particularly suited to a particular activity or sport
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definition of progression?
where training is increased gradually as the body adjusts to the increased demands being made on it
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when might plateauing occur?
during progression
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what is the definition of plateauing?
where progress seems to halt within a training programme and takes some time to move onto the next level
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what is the acronym for overload?
F.I.T
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what does frequency mean?
increasing the number of training sessions
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what does intensity mean?
increasing the actual amount of activity your doing in one session
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what does time mean?
it is also known as duration and it is increasing the amount of time you spend taking part in the session.
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what does reversibility mean?
if training stops then the effects gained can be stopped too
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what training types and programmes are there?
weight training, circuit training, interval training, continuous training, fartlek training
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taking part in weight training as the advantages of?
improving muscle tone, increasing muscle endurance, develpoing muscle size or bulk, assisting recovery after injury
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what does repetitions mean?
this is the number of times you move the weights when training.
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what does sets mean?
this is the number of repititions you carry out for a particular weight activity without stopping
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disadvantages of weight training?
equipment can be expensive, bulky and specialised, a training partner is needed to assist.
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advantages of circuit training?
equipment can be very basic, various components of fitness can be worked on, wide range of activities and exercises involved, both aerobic and anaerobic activities included
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disadvantages of circuit training?
difficult to carry out on your own and takes a lot of time setting up
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what does muscle tone mean?
the tension that remains in a muscle, even when at rest
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fartlek training means?
speed training and refers to a form of continuous training
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advantages and disadvantages of continuous training?
ad-specific outcomes for individuals and easy set up. dis-not suitable for general training
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training zone? aerobic zone?
80-90%-training zone, aerobic zone-60-80%
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