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dc.contributor.authorFernández-Fernández, Jaime
dc.contributor.authorSanz-Rivas, David
dc.contributor.authorSarabia, José Manuel
dc.contributor.authorMoya, Manuel
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-25T10:16:38Z
dc.date.available2017-07-25T10:16:38Z
dc.date.issued2015-12
dc.identifier.issn1303 - 2968
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12020/329
dc.description.abstractPreseasons in tennis are normally reduced to 5 to 7 weeks duration, and coaches should use an integrated approach to conditioning and skill-based work. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of adding a high-intensity training (HIT) shock microcycle to the normal training content in several physical performance indicators in the preseason training of high-level male tennis players. Over 17 days, 12 male tennis players performed 13 HIT sessions in addition to their usual training. Physical performance tests (30:15 intermittent fitness test [VIFT], 20 m sprint, countermovement jump [CMJ], repeated sprint ability [RSA]) were conducted before (pre-test) and 5 days after the intervention (post-test). After the shock microcycle, results showed a significant increase in the VIFT (p < 0.001; Large ES) and a significant decrease in the mean RSA time (RSAm) (p = 0.002; Small ES), while there were no significant changes in the other parameters analysed (e.g., 20 m, CMJ, best RSA time [RSAb]; percentage of decrement in the RSA [%Dec]). Moreover, the training load (TL) during tennis sessions was significantly higher (p < 0.01; Large ES) than the TL during the integrated sessions, except during the first training session. A 17-day shock microcycle (i.e., 13 HIT sessions) in addition to the regular tennis training significantly improved parameters that can impact physical performance in tennis. Moreover, additional sessions, including running exercises based on the 30:15ITF and on-court specific exercises, were characterised by significantly lower TL than tennis-training sessions.es
dc.language.isoenes
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internacional*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/*
dc.titlePreseason training: the effects of a 17-day high-intensity shock microcycle in elite tennis playerses
dc.typearticlees
dc.issue.number4es
dc.journal.titleJournal of Sports Science and Medicinees
dc.page.initial783es
dc.page.final791es
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccesses
dc.subject.areaCiencias de la Actividad Física y del Deportees
dc.subject.keywordBlock periodisationes
dc.subject.keywordHigh-intensity traininges
dc.subject.keywordIntermittent fitness testes
dc.subject.keywordRepeated-sprint abilityes
dc.subject.keywordRate of perceived exertiones
dc.subject.unesco2411.06 Fisiología del Ejercicioes
dc.volume.number14es


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