Applying the Specificity Principle in Health-Related Fitness Training

  • Carina Shortliffe York University
  • Veronica Jamnik York University
Keywords: non athletes, physical activity, aerobic training, dose-response, functional resistance training, quality of life, independence

Abstract

The specificity of training principle is commonly overlooked when designing a physical activity (PA) program for non-athletic clients whose goal is to enhance select health indicators, health-related fitness and/or improve quality of life.

Author Biography

Veronica Jamnik, York University
Assistant Professor Kinesiology and Health Science
Published
2010-08-19
How to Cite
Shortliffe, C., & Jamnik, V. (2010). Applying the Specificity Principle in Health-Related Fitness Training. The Health & Fitness Journal of Canada, 3(1), 25-30. https://doi.org/10.14288/hfjc.v3i1.44
Section
THE PRACTITIONER'S CORNER

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