Jonathan Mike, EsquireSpring, 2008Periodization2
A system ofplanned variationin program variables(volume and Intensity)
Baker, D, Wilson, G. Periodization: The effect on strength of manipulating volume and intensity.Journal Strength and Conditioning Research. 8 (4); 235-242. 1994Kraemer WJ. A series of studies –The physiological basis of strength training in American Football:Fact of philosophy. Journal Strength and Conditioning Research. 11: 131-142. 1997Stone MH, O'BryantH, GarhammerJ. A hypothetical model for strength training. J Sports Med PhysFitness. 1981 Dec;21(4):342-51Stowers, T. The short terms effects of three different strength-power training models. NSCA Journal.5(3):24-27. 1983
Established to prevent “overtraining”and optimize peakperformance through training cycles.
History of Periodization
Developed in the 1960’s by EasternEuropean Bloc Countries (Russia)
Changing workouts over time to allowbetter recovery and greater strength gains
Matveyev, LP. Periodizationof Sports Training. Moscow: FisculturaI Sport. 1966Vorobyev, AN. A T extbookof Weightlifting. Trans. J. Bryant. Budapest: International WeightliftingFederation, 1978.