Long-Term Athletic Development, Part 2: barriers to success and potential solutions

Lloyd, Rhodri S and Oliver, Jon L and Faigenbaum, Avery D and Howard, Rick and De Ste Croix, Mark B and Williams, Craig A and Best, Thomas M and Alvar, Brent A and Micheli, Lyle J and Thomas, D. Phillip and Hatfield, Disa L and Cronin, John B and Myer, Gregory D (2015) Long-Term Athletic Development, Part 2: barriers to success and potential solutions. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29 (5). pp. 1451-1464. ISSN 1064-8011

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Abstract

The first installment of this two-part commentary reviewed existing models of long-term athletic development. However, irrespective of the model that is adopted by practitioners, existing structures within competitive youth sports in addition to the prevalence of physical inactivity in a growing number of modern-day youth may serve as potential barriers to the success of any developmental pathway. The second part of this commentary will initially highlight common issues that are likely to impede the success of long-term athletic development programs and then propose solutions that will address the negative impact of such issues.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports > GV0712 Athletic contests. Sports events
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport & Exercise > Sport and Exercise
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 23 May 2016 15:02
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2016 16:57
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3534

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