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Definition of "periodization" []

  • The attempt to categorize something (e.g. history) into named periods. (noun)
  • Training in segments of a few weeks or months, so that training begins at lower intensity and is gradually increased to high-intensity. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "periodization" in a sentence
  • "Researchers have long known that the way to build strength is what they call periodization: Rest days and easier days and weeks are interspersed with periods when the weights are increased."
  • "This training process is sometimes referred to as periodization, or the managing of work/rest ratios."
  • "As coincidence, it suggests to me that colonial periodization is still very much open to fruitful debate. back"