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The assessment of weekly and even monthly surf practice/training hours is vital for understanding the loads these up and coming surfers endure. Such information will help understand what kind of training these athletes are undertaking, how long they are surfing, what they consider training, and also areas that should be improved upon in terms of specific training. The purpose of this study was to establish surfers' training hours in terms of strength, balance and conditioning hours, as well as surfing hours, coached hours and competition hours. The monitoring of the athletes will provide insights into the weekly surf hours compared to land-based training these athletes do.

Publication Date

2015

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

Disciplines

Sports Sciences

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This poster was originally published as:

Farley, O. R. L., Secomb, J. L., Parsonage, J., Lundgren, L., Abbiss, C., & Sheppard, J. M. (2015). Tracking 6 Weeks of training/surfing sessions of adolescent competitive surfers: Just what are these young surfers up to? Poster presented at the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Conference, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.

Tracking 6 Weeks of training/surfing sessions of adolescent competitive surfers: Just what are these young surfers up to?

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