A Framework for Understanding the Training Process Leading to Elite Performance

@article{Smith2003AFF,
  title={A Framework for Understanding the Training Process Leading to Elite Performance},
  author={David John Smith},
  journal={Sports Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={1103-1126}
}
  • D. Smith
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
The development of performance in competition is achieved through a training process that is designed to induce automation of motor skills and enhance structural and metabolic functions. Training also promotes self-confidence and a tolerance for higher training levels and competition. In general, there are two broad categories of athletes that perform at the highest level: (i) the genetically talented (the thoroughbred); and (ii) those with a highly developed work ethic (the workhorse) with a… Expand

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