The physical preparation of elite team handball players has become an indispensable part of contemporary professional team handball due to the high fitness level required to cope with the ever-increasing demands of match play. The investigation of the key performance outcomes in team handball practice (see Chap. 20) provides sport scientists, coaches and physical trainers with a framework for optimal planning of training. With this in mind, the aim of this chapter is to provide a general overview of the physical training principles and methodologies commonly implemented in team handball, inclusive of aerobic, anaerobic and strength training prescription.
|Title of host publication||Handball Sports Medicine|
|Editors||Lio Laver, Philippe Landreau, Romain Seil, Nebojsa Popovic|
|Place of Publication||Berlin|
|Publisher||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 11 May 2018|
- physical training