The Youth Physical Development Model: A New Approach to Long-Term Athletic Development

@article{Lloyd2012TheYP,
  title={The Youth Physical Development Model: A New Approach to Long-Term Athletic Development},
  author={Rhodri S. Lloyd and Jon L. Oliver},
  journal={Strength and Conditioning Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={34},
  pages={61–72}
}
SUMMARY THE DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICAL FITNESS IN YOUNG ATHLETES IS A RAPIDLY EXPANDING FIELD OF INTEREST FOR STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES, PHYSICAL EDUCATORS, SPORTS COACHES, AND PARENTS. PREVIOUS LONG-TERM ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT MODELS HAVE CLASSIFIED YOUTH-BASED TRAINING METHODOLOGIES IN RELATION TO CHRONOLOGIC AGE GROUPS, AN APPROACH THAT HAS DISTINCT LIMITATIONS. MORE RECENT MODELS HAVE ATTEMPTED TO BRIDGE MATURATION AND PERIODS OF TRAINABILITY FOR A LIMITED NUMBER OF FITNESS QUALITIES… 

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