Author (the book reviewer): Gheorghe Dumitru
Sports medicine primary doctor, Constanta, Romania.
Periodization is a special science within the sports sciences, because it is considered the core one for launching champions. In other words, it is the science of managing the complex potential of the athletes so that they reach their maximum at the right moment; the moment of the most important competition of a year, or sometimes even of an athlete’s career. This book aims to propose and documents a long-term training methodology for young athletes. In other words, it collects and shares the best modern and scientifically proved methods and exercises, to be used for training athletes from under 12 [U12] to fully physical and technical maturation [U23].
Keywords: periodization, sports sciences, scientifically methods and exercises.