Testing in Sports Performance
Describe the components and function of an integrated sports performance assessment, and identify methods for determining athlete readiness to perform.
Flexibility Training Concepts
Explain the scientific rationale for the use of an integrated flexibility-training program.
Metabolic Energy System Training
Differentiate between aerobic and anaerobic energy systems and describe the importance of the role of the metabolic energy system training in improving sports performance.
Core Training Concept
Explain the importance of the core musculature and its relationship to performance enhancement.
Balance Training Concepts
Describe the role of balance training in improving sports performance and injury prevention.
Plyometric Training Concepts
Describe plyometric techniques and their purpose in performance enhancement and injury
Speed, Agility, and Quickness Training
Understand speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) techniques and their purpose in performance enhancement and injury prevention.
Resistance Training Concepts
Describe the role of resistance training in improving sports performance and identify the stages of the General Adaptation Syndrome.
The Science of Periodization of the OPT™ Model
Identify the acute training variables within the Optimum Performance Training® (OPT™) model.