Preparing the Indonesian Olympic team: applications of sport science in fatigue monitoring and recovery management

Bird, Stephen P. (2016) Preparing the Indonesian Olympic team: applications of sport science in fatigue monitoring and recovery management. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Sport Science, pp. 150-154. From: International Conference on Sport Science, 16-17 November 2016, Surabaya, Indonesia. (In Press)

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Abstract

The importance of sport science in the physical preparation of Olympic athletes' is unquestionable; with sport science often highlighted by athletes as one of the most important factors in fatigue monitoring and recovery management. Coaches, athletes, sport scientists, medical staff must center on the fundamental principle of the 'training response', of which, the stress/fatigue state is a key component. That is to say – the ability to monitor and manage the stress/fatigue state ultimately determines the athlete's training response. Therefore, if an athlete is not closely monitored imbalance in the stress/fatigue state will often lead to diminished performance. As such, development of an elite athletes' performance potential requires a systematic approach to training, with the use of sport science methods an integral component of the overall training plan. This paper shall (1) overview current concepts in sport science aimed at monitoring athletes training response and stress/fatigue state; and (2) describe the physical preparation strategies utilized by the Indonesian High Performance Program for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Item ID: 44634
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: sport science; fatigue monitoring; recovery management
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ISBN: 978-602-74679-0-3
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 06:45
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110699 Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences @ 100%
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