8th Asia Pacific Conference on Exercise and Sports Science 2017
Name: Prof. Gurmeet Singh, PhD
Position: Professor of Education
Address: Department of Physical Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Dr. Gurmeet Singh is a Professor in the Department of Physical Education, Panjab University-Chandigarh and he also worked as a Director of Sports in Panjab University. He completed his graduation in arts in 1993 and then did his diploma in sports coaching in Athletics in 1995 from very famous National institutes of sports, Patiala, and then he did his master’s in physical education with gold medal from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1997. He joined as a lecturer in physical education in Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1998. He completed his doctoral in philosophy in 2004; he is teaching sports training, Athletics specialization and kinesiology & biomechanics to master level students. At present he is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Education Panjab University, Chandigarh. He is also a fitness trainer of Mr. Rajpal Singh, Arjuna Awardee, and former Captain of Indian hockey team .And his area of research is sports training and positive psychology. Dr. Singh has given so many presentations at national and international level. Under his supervision ten Ph.D. thesis has been completed and he also guided so many master level theses. There are around many publications of Dr. Singh in national and international journals. He has been a keynote and invited speaker at many national and International conferences and workshops.
MULTILATERAL APPROCH TO TRAINING TECHNIQUES FOR YOUNG ATHLETES
The purpose of this presentation is to careful planning of training schedules and designs so that Children should be encouraged to participate in a variety of different sports activities and develop a wide range of sports techniques and skills. Young athletes who specialize in just one sport may be denied the benefits of varied activity while facing additional physical, physiological, and psychological demands from intense training and competition. Another medical concern with sports specialization is overuse injuries. The introduction of “Long Term Athlete Development Pathway” is very important to achieve optimum performance of athlete in their sports or game.