Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance in Team Sports

by Iñigo Mujika, PhD
August 2017

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In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference, Iñigo Mujika explains the scientific basis of tapering and peaking in sports, and the effects of manipulating training components during the taper process. Mujika provides the scientific background and examples of tapering and peaking for a league format competition and a major tournament in team sports.

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Iñigo Mujika earned a PhD in Biology of Muscular Exercise from the University of Saint-Etienne, France and Physical Activity and Sport Sciences from t ...

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