Free course

Training for speed and power in sport and fitness

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Training for speed and power in sport and fitness

In this free course you will explore two aspects of strength and conditioning in sport and fitness: speed and power. Strength and conditioning is the physical preparation of athletes and in this course you will explore the physiology of speed before looking at training methods to develop speed. You will also look at power which is a concept closely related to speed.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain what is meant by the concepts of speed and power
  • understand the physiological principles that underpin speed and power
  • apply a range of training techniques for speed and power in practice.

First Published: 02/11/2020

Updated: 02/11/2020