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Training and Conditioning Young Athletes 2nd Edition Online CE Course With Ebook

Training and Conditioning Young Athletes 2nd Edition Online CE Course With Ebook

$138.95 CAD


Product Format
    This package includes the following:
    • Training and Conditioning Young Athletes, Second Edition, ebook
    • Online study guide
    • Online continuing education exam
    Training and Conditioning Young Athletes, Second Edition, by world-renowned exercise scientist Tudor O. Bompa and his colleague Sorin O. Sarandan, provides the blueprint for safely training young athletes to improve performance without hindering overall development and growth.

    You’ll find proven science-based training programs for increasing strength, power, speed, agility, flexibility, and endurance. There are also more than 200 resistance training and conditioning exercises for six stages of youth training. These exercises take into account critical factors such as developmental stage, motor function, and sex-specific considerations.

    Training and Conditioning Young Athletes, Second Edition, provides clear recommendations about how to reduce the risk of injuries and keep athletes healthy. Practical nutrition advice, including recipes and meal plans, ensures proper fueling for training and competition, while an analysis of the energy systems used in 13 sports offers deeper insight into the programming and long-term training methodology.

    The study guide includes learning activities, along with an answer key, to help you prepare for the course exam. Once you complete the course and pass the exam, you can print a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    • Explain training guidelines for conditioning young athletes and how to apply them in designing effective training programs.
    • Identify the three developmental stages of youth and explain how to design appropriate athletic training for all youth sport participants.
    • Outline a variety of training exercises and activities to develop flexibility, speed, agility and quickness, strength and power, and endurance.
    • Design effective youth sport training programs to meet specific goals for a variety of sports and for general fitness.
    • Create positive experiences for young athletes in organized competitive sports.
    • Describe proper nutrition for young athletes.
    • Dispute popular myths regarding training methods and equipment often promoted to young athletes, coaches, and parents.
    • Develop appropriate periodized training plans for specific sports based on the age and developmental abilities of the athlete.
    • Differentiate between the energy systems of the body and create training programs that are specific to the demands of the sport and position.
    • Explain how to incorporate agility and flexibility components into a well-rounded program.


    Personal trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, and other certified fitness professionals who work with young athletes.
    Part I. Training Considerations
    Chapter 1. Effects of Long-Term Training on Young Athletes
    Chapter 2. Injuries and Injury Prevention
    Chapter 3. Guidelines for Long-Term Training
    Chapter 4. Stages of Long-Term Athletic Development

    Part II. Nutrition and Energy System Training
    Chapter 5. Nutrition Considerations
    Chapter 6. Energy System Training for Sport
    Chapter 7. Model Training for Team Sports

    Part III. Training Methods
    Chapter 8. Science-Based Strength Training Methodology
    Chapter 9. Training Methods to Develop Strength and Power
    Chapter 10. Training Methods to Develop Speed
    Chapter 11. Training Methods to Develop Agility and Flexibility
    Chapter 12. Training Methods to Develop Specific Endurance

    Part IV. Selected Exercises for Strength, Power, Agility, Speed, and Flexibility
    Exercise Finder
    Tudor O. Bompa, PhD, revolutionized Western training methods when he introduced his groundbreaking theory of periodization in his native Romania in 1963. He has personally trained 11 Olympic medalists (including 4 gold medalists) and has served as a consultant to coaches and athletes worldwide.

    Bompa’s books on training methods, including Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training and Periodization of Strength Training for Sports, have been translated into 19 languages and used in more than 180 countries for training athletes and for educating and certifying coaches. Bompa has been invited to speak about training in 46 countries and has been awarded certificates of honor and appreciation from such prestigious organizations as the Ministry of Culture of Argentina, the Australian Sports Council, the Spanish Olympic Committee, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (2014 Alvin Roy Award for Career Achievement), and the International Olympic Committee.

    A member of the Canadian Olympic Association and the Romanian National Council of Sports, Bompa is a professor emeritus of York University, where he began teaching training theories in 1981. In 2017, Bompa was awarded the honorary title of doctor honoris causa by the Polytechnic University of Timisoara.

    Sorin O. Sarandan, PhD, is an assistant lecturer at Polytechnic University of Timisoara in Romania. He has worked as a conditioning coach since 2003 and currently serves as a conditioning coach at Sorin Sport & Fitness as well as the Municipal Sports Club in Timisoara. Sarandan has a master’s degree in sport management from West University of Timisoara and a PhD in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic University of Timisoara. He served as the conditioning coach for fencer Bodo Benjamin when he won the national title in men’s foil in 2021 and 2022. He was also the strength coach to Biea Flavius, winner of the International Boxing Association’s Intercontinental Super Welterweight title. He has also coauthored a number of articles in journals, including Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Materials Today: Proceeding, and IOP Science.

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