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English
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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Week 1: Introduction to the young athlete

2 hours to complete
23 videos (Total 105 min)
23 videos
Part 1 - Introduction to high performance coaching3m
Part 2 - How many kids play sports?6m
Part 3 - Why do kids play sports?4m
Part 4 - How we gain knowledge3m
Part 5 - The performance components5m
Part 6 - The competitive performance4m
Part 7- Key points of high performance coaching2m
Part 1 - Introduction to motor performance abilities5m
Part 2 - Designing physical work capacity5m
Part 3 - Five components of motor performance5m
Part 4a - Sport-specific motor abilities2m
Part 4b - Sport-specific motor abilities2m
Part 4c - Sport-specific motor abilities4m
Part 5 - Key points of motor performance abilities3m
Part 1 - Introduction to growth and maturation5m
Part 2 - Growth vs. maturation6m
Part 3 - Gender and puberty4m
Neurological Development5m
Thermoregulation and Cardiovascular4m
Ventilation2m
Part 5- Key points of growth and maturation2m
Additional Insights: Educational Opportunities of Sport Organizations (Terry Crawford)9m
3 practice exercises
Quiz 110m
Quiz 210m
Quiz 310m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Strategies for maximizing the athlete’s potential

2 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 113 min)
20 videos
Part 2 - Ontogeny7m
Part 3 - Development and environment6m
Part 4 - Motor circuitry development5m
Part 5 - Periods of accelerated growth6m
Part 6 - Key points of critical training periods3m
Part 1 - Introduction to long term athlete development2m
Part 2 - Four implicit principles7m
Part 3 - Physical literacy10m
Part 4 - Training approaches6m
Part 5 - Key points of long term athlete development2m
Dr. Mike Sagas Introduction3m
Sampling7m
Benefits of early sampling5m
What is deliberate play?5m
Part 1 - Introduction to factors affecting potential6m
Part 2 - Genotype vs. phenotype6m
Part 3 - Genetic ceiling effect5m
Part 4 - Why the body's systems adapt7m
Part 5 - Key points of factors affecting potential3m
3 practice exercises
Quiz 410m
Quiz 510m
Quiz 610m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3: How the body works

2 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 81 min)
18 videos
Part 2 - Skeletal and muscular system6m
Part 3 - Nervous system5m
Part 4 - Respiratory system4m
Part 5 - Cardiovascular system2m
Part 6 - Key points of important body structures2m
Part 1 - Introduction to energy supply3m
Part 2 - ATP structure and recharging6m
Part 3 - Creatine phosphate (CP) mechanism3m
Part 4 - Fast glycolysis4m
Part 5 - Aerobic energy system3m
Part 6 - How mitochondria work7m
Part 7 - Key points of energy supply3m
Part 1 - Introduction to energy system fuels and diet4m
Part 2 - Nutrient processing5m
Part 3 - Role of vitamins and minerals7m
Part 4 - Nutritional concerns2m
Part 5 - Key points of energy system fuels and diet2m
3 practice exercises
Quiz 710m
Quiz 810m
Quiz 910m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Week 4: Enhancing the athlete’s physical work capacity

5 hours to complete
23 videos (Total 113 min)
23 videos
Part 2 - The VO2max test5m
Part 3 - Comparing the VO2max of athletes6m
Part 4 - Aerobic capacity of young athletes5m
Part 5 - Relative VO2max of trained vs untrained children5m
Part 6 - The child's economy3m
Part 7 - Key points of aerobic capacity2m
Part 1- Introduction to strength2m
Part 2 - Gender strength differences7m
Part 3 - Trainability of strength3m
Part 4 - Strength adaptation and training safety6m
Part 5 - Key points of strength1m
Part 1 - Introduction to the physiology of strength and power6m
Part 2 - Muscle components affecting strength and power4m
Part 3 - Intrinsic sensors8m
Part 4 - Stretch-shortening cycle6m
Part 5 - Strength and muscle fiber type4m
Part 6 - Key points of the physiology of strength2m
Part 1 - Introduction to anaerobic capacity3m
Part 2 - Effect of gender and age7m
Part 3 - Explaining development of anaerobic performance7m
Part 4 - Sport performance insights3m
Part 5 - Key points of anaerobic capacity1m
4 practice exercises
Quiz 1010m
Quiz 1110m
Quiz 1210m
Quiz 1310m

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