HIGH-PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT OF THAI BADMINTON NATIONAL PLAYERS FOR OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020
Keywords:High-Performance, Badminton, Olympic, Tokyo 2020, Sports Science
This article was aimed to analyze and provides an overview of the development of Thai national badminton players for Olympic games Tokyo 2020 as follow the theories and principles of sports science, consisting of physiology, biomechanics, psychology, nutrition and management. This article was employed the reviewing relevant documents, literature, including information from secondary sources, such as badminton coaching manual, status, regulation, and website of badminton world federation. The results were found that the development of the high performance of Thai badminton national players have a long-term plan divided into 2 phases using various of sports science. First, phase 1 aims to prepare the performance to create over compensation at the next phase. Second, phase 2 aims to enhance a new performance to specificity in badminton for preparing readiness to compete. The most important aspects of using sports science was proper periodization as can be seen from tournaments that take place throughout the year that difficult to enhancement a new performance. Therefore, periodization should be first important theories and principles to provide coaches and players overview of each year and between year. Moreover, not only periodization but physiology of training and monitoring also were important that affect to enhancement a performance and monitor the fatigue of players accord to height of countermovement jump. The high-performance development of Thai badminton national players for Olympic Games with sports science can be a role model for other level of badminton players who need to enhance their performance to be more precise and appropriate as well.
((Journal of Sports Science and Technology 2022; 22 (1): 8-24)
(Received: 10 October 2021, Revised: 9 February 2022, Accepted: 17 February 2022)
*Corresponding author: Vorramate PRAJONGJAI
Division of Sports and Exercises Science, Faculty of Science,
Chandrakasem Rajabhat University, Bangkok, THAILAND
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