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Introduction
LTAD - a critique
Demands of the game
Profile of players
Functional screening
Resistance training
Speed and agility training
Integrated game conditioning
Periodisation
Content
Questions

Corrective exercise strategies

Introduction

Aim

To describe a number of corrective stretches that can be used to assist players improve tight muscle groups.

Outcome

The S&C coach will be able to select a range of active static stretches to improve ROM.

Key terms

Active static stretching:

The player actively holds the stretched position without assistance.

Zero tension:

This is where no obvious tension is being noted in the target muscle group by the player.

First awareness:

This is where the player eases into a slight stretch in the target muscle.