15-31 Dec 2019 (reprint); Issue 1:02
This issue brings out the scientific bases of selection and training especially for extremely competitive tournaments like Olympics and World-cup. It is in two parts. Part-1 General Considerations; part-2 Training tips esp in sprint sports and weight-fifting.
Indian Aspirations of Olympic Medallion : Tokyo 2020 (Part 1 of 2)
This article has tried to look especially into the scientific basis of 'selection and training' and brought out the intricacies involved in various sports. There are differing physical & skill levels required in different sports and the physical aspects of the athletes have been highlighted in this article. There are two different body constitutions (phenotypes) suitable for differing sprint and endurance sports for which training methodologies differ.July 12th, 2021
Indian Aspirations of Olympic Medallion : Tokyo 2020 (Part 2 of 2)
This article dwells at some length the specific training methods in “Track & Field” events as well as the weight-lifting where medal aspirations have been alluding us. It must be remembered that competing for World or Olympics events calls for total dedication on the part of the entire machineries incl the athletes, the coaches as well as the supporting staffs. It is for the supervisory staff to assess the level of the preparations for Tokyo 2020.July 12th, 2021