The Scientific Bases of Long and Short Term Training

Time: 7pm to 9pm

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Title:  The scientific bases of long and short term training
This session will cover the basic aspects about long-term and short-term periodization, the limitations of traditional periodization for modern sport and the alternative planning options at hand. The session will also focus on the importance of training intensity distribution, the use of strength training for endurance performance, and the importance of tapering strategies in the lead up to major competitions. 

Dr Inigo Mujika is a leading expert in the areas of peaking and tapering. He is now Associate Professor at the University of the Basque Country, Associate Researcher at Finis Terrae University in Chile, and Associate Editor for the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 

Target Audience: 
Entry level coaches who are involved in some kind of competitions 

13 November 2014, Thursday, 7pm to 9pm 

Black Box Auditorium @ Sports Hub Visitor Centre, 6 Stadium Walk, S(397698)

$25 for NROC members, $50 for Non-NROC members

  1. Please register your interest by sending an email to with your name, IC number and sport by 
    30 October 2014
  2. Once you receive a confirmation email from us, please address your cheque to Singapore Sports Council and mail it to 3 Stadium Drive, S(397630) by 3 November 2014
  3. Registration is on a first come first served basis
CCE hours: 
2 hours

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