Journal article

ELITE JUNIOR AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL PLAYERS EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT LOADS ACROSS LEVELS OF COMPETITION AND TRAINING MODES

Timothy JH Lathlean, Paul B Gastin, Stuart Newstead, Caroline F Finch

The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2018

Abstract

Lathlean, TJH, Gastin, PB, Newstead, S, and Finch, CF. Elite junior Australian football players experience significantly different loads across levels of competition and training modes. J Strength Cond Res 32(7): 2031-2038, 2018-Well-developed physical qualities such as high jumping ability, running endurance, acceleration, and speed can help aspiring junior elite Australian football (AF) players transition to the Australian Football League competition. To do so, players need to experience sufficient load to enhance their physical resilience without increasing their risk of negative outcomes in terms of impaired wellness or injury. The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in ..

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