By   February 18, 2011

A secondary school revision resource for GCSE PE looking at the principles of sports training and the best methods for improving fitness. Training to improve your performance obeys the principles of training: specificity, overloa recovery, adaptation and reversibility. The principles of training promote a steady and specific increase in physical ability by .

In order to get the most out of your training, you must follow some basic simple training principles which are overloa specificity, reversability and variance. These rules relate to the Frequency, Intensity, Type and Time (FITT) of exercise. These four principles of fitness training are applicable to individuals exercising . Sports training principles offer general coaching guidelines for making training decisions. These principles are well-grounded in the sport sciences. Training programmes are designed to improve performance by developing the appropriate energy sources, increasing muscular . Adaptation to exercise are specific to training stimuli.

The Principle of Diminishing Return explains how the magnitude of adaptation diminishes with greater . Understand and be able to explain the Principles ofUnderstand and be able to explain the Principles of Training – Individual needs; . Principles of Training CROW ST V Variety Cool DownTrainingThresholds Reversibility. Cool DownPurpose to reduce muscle stiffness and . For steady progress and to avoid injury we often use the accronym of SPORT principles. There are also other principles of training that should be considered .

If physical fitness and skills are to be maintained or improved then training has to take place. There are four recognised principles that have to . There are thousands of training programmes out there these days – but only a handful that actually deliver. For any training programme to be effective you need to follow some simple guidelines.

By the end of this module you should be able to. Define and explain the following terms: -Overload. Training to improve performance must obey the fundamental principles of training: specificity, overloa recovery, adaptation and reversibility. The principles of training help to guide the trainer in selecting the correct training type and method in creating training sessions that will improve .