|（Department of Physical Education，Anyang Institute of Technology，Anyang 455000，China)
Abstract: In recent years, functional training has been extensively applied in areas such as sports rehabilitation, strength and endurance training etc, and achieved a significant effect; in the mean time, there are problems such am-biguous theory cognition and blind practical operation etc. The author revealed the following findings: the produc-tion of functional is provided with profound academic and social backgrounds; functional training is a training con-ception and method system based on human movement chain theory, movement pattern concept and competitive ability composition model; it is provided with such characteristics as emphasizing sports rehabilitation and health conception, sticking to the consistency of training methods and the targeted way of movement, establishing training holism conception, emphasizing the value of strength in core areas, valuing the united function of multiple joints in multiple directions during movement etc; its basic contents cover functional movement screening, physical therapy, functional movement training; its relationship with traditional training theories is the dialectical relationship of mu-tual advantage supplementation, and the primary and secondary relation of the two types of training should be ra-tionally arranged according to athlete competition conditions, training period requirements and sports event charac-teristics. The endurance training theory system in China should work more on traditional national sports, summarize experiences in advantageous Olympic competitive events, and selectively introduce and absorb endurance training methods and theories emerging in European and American countries.
Key words: competition and training；functional training；review