Special Strength Training

Special Strength Training
Author: Yuri Verkhoshansky,Natalia Verkhoshansky
Publsiher: Verkhoshansky
Total Pages: 291
Release: 2011
ISBN: 9788890403828
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Special Strength Training Book Excerpt:

From a leading scientist and expert in sport training comes the most completeand up-to-date book in Special Strength Training (SST).

Science and Practice of Strength Training

Science and Practice of Strength Training
Author: Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky,William J. Kraemer
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780736056281
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Science and Practice of Strength Training Book Excerpt:

This edition examines fundamental concepts and principles practitioners need to understand in order to make decisions on what might be appropriate in the programme design for their athletes. An integration of coaching theory and scientific underpinnings, this book is useful for those interested in muscular strength.

Supplimentary Training for Endurance Sports

Supplimentary Training for Endurance Sports
Author: Dietmar Lüchtenberg
Publsiher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2007-09-20
ISBN: 1841261122
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Supplimentary Training for Endurance Sports Book Excerpt:

Endurance sports are an increasingly popular way of keeping fit. However, overtraining can often cause physical symptoms of overloading. This volume shows readers how to optimize their performance without experiencing these types of problems. Supplementary Training features targeted programmes composed of stretching, strengthening, co-ordination and relaxation exercises. It also presents the typical symptoms of injuries caused by cycling, swimming, and running, along with extensively illustrated exercises to counteract them. This will become an essential reference for all endurance athletes - from first time triathletes to seasoned pro's.

Strength Training for Baseball

Strength Training for Baseball
Author: A Eugene Coleman,David J. Szymanski,NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2021-07-27
ISBN: 1492598259
Category: SPORTS & RECREATION
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strength Training for Baseball Book Excerpt:

Strength Training for Baseball will help you create a baseball-specific resistance training program to help athletes at each position--pitchers, catchers, middle infielders, corner infielders, center fielders, and corner outfielders--develop strength and power that will serve them on the field.

USA Track Field Coaching Manual

USA Track   Field Coaching Manual
Author: Joseph L. Rogers,USA Track & Field
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780880116046
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

USA Track Field Coaching Manual Book Excerpt:

Variant title : USA Track and Field. From USA Track & Field, Inc.

Supertraining

Supertraining
Author: Yuri Verkhoshansky,Mel Cunningham Siff
Publsiher: Verkhoshansky.com
Total Pages: 590
Release: 2009
ISBN: 9788890403811
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Supertraining Book Excerpt:

The shock method * The development of adaptation process during the long term sport activity * The "compensatory adaptation" * Current Adaptive Reserve of the human organism * The strategy to manage the adaptation in the training process * The specificity of protein synthesis in the adaptation process * The structural reconstructions during the adaptation process and the phenomenon of Supercompensation * Heterochronism of adaptive reconstructions * The function efficiency in a high - adapted organism * The optimal regime of adaptation * The phenomenon of immune defence decrease * The general schema of adaptation process during the sport activity * The practical aspects of the Adaptation Theory * The future developments of the use of Adaptation Theory in sport This book is a must have for any athlete or coach. Every topic is covered in almost 600 pages. * Strength and the muscular system * Philosophy of physical training * The muscle complex * Adaptation and the training effect * Sport specific strength training * Factors influencing strength production * The means of special strength training * The methods of special strength training * Organization of training * Strength training methods * Designing sports specific strength programs * Restoration and stress management * Combination of resistance methods * The use of testing * Overtraining * PNF as a training system * Models for structuring the annual training * Preparedness and the training load * Periodisation as a form of organization * Plyometric

New Functional Training for Sports

New Functional Training for Sports
Author: Michael Boyle
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 371
Release: 2022-10-18
ISBN: 1718221606
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Functional Training for Sports Book Excerpt:

Train to perform at the highest level with the lowest risk of injury. New Functional Training for Sports, Second Edition, produces the best results on the court, field, track, and mat, not just in the weight room. Michael Boyle, one of the world’s leading sport performance coaches, presents the concepts, methods, exercises, and programs that maximize athletes’ movements in competition. A series of functional assessments help in determining the design of a specific plan for each athlete. Self-reinforcing progressions in exercises for the lower body, core, upper body, and ultimately total body give athletes the balance, proprioception, stability, strength, and power they require for excelling in their sports. Sample programs assist in the customization process and cover each aspect of preparation for physical performance. Boyle also draws on the latest research and his wealth of experience to offer programming advice and recommendations on foam rolling, stretching, and dynamic warm-ups. New Functional Training for Sports goes beyond traditional exercise descriptions and explanations, incorporating full-color, high-definition composites of foundational movements as well as online access to video demonstrations, commentary, and analysis of key exercises. New Functional Training for Sports is a refined and expanded version of Boyle’s original work published more than a decade previously. This edition offers the most current functional training expertise to apply to your specific purposes. Note: A code for accessing online videos is included with this ebook.

Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training

Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training
Author: Moritz Schumann,Bent R. Rønnestad
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2018-10-31
ISBN: 3319755471
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training Book Excerpt:

This book provides an extensive guide for exercise and health professionals, students, scientists, sport coaches, athletes of various sports and those with a general interest in concurrent aerobic and strength training. Following a brief historical overview of the past decades of research on concurrent training, in section 1 the epigenetic as well as physiological and neuromuscular differences of aerobic and strength training are discussed. Thereafter, section 2 aims at providing an up-to-date analysis of existing explanations for the interference phenomenon, while in section 3 the training-methodological difficulties of combined aerobic and strength training are elucidated. In section 4 and 5, the theoretical considerations reviewed in previous sections will then be practically applied to specific populations, ranging from children and elderly to athletes of various sports. Concurrent Aerobic and Strength Training: Scientific Basics and Practical Applications is a novel book on one of the “hot topics” of exercise training. The Editors' highest priority is to make this book an easily understandable and at the same time scientifically supported guide for the daily practice.

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance
Author: Ian Jeffreys,Jeremy Moody
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 704
Release: 2021-03-30
ISBN: 1000343898
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance Book Excerpt:

An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students, coaches and athletes with everything they need to design and implement effective training programs. Revised and updated for a second edition, the book continues to include clear and rigorous explanations of the core science underpinning strength and conditioning techniques and give detailed, step-by-step guides to all key training methodologies, including training for strength, speed, endurance, flexibility and plyometrics. The second edition expands on the opening coaching section as well as introducing an entirely new section on current training methods which includes examining skill acquisition and motor learning. Throughout the book the focus is on the coaching process, with every chapter highlighting the application of strength and conditioning techniques in everyday coaching situations. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance includes a unique and extensive section of sport-specific chapters, each of which examines in detail the application of strength and conditioning to a particular sport, from soccer and basketball to golf and track and field athletics. The second edition sees this section expanded to include other sports such as rugby union, rugby league and American football. The book includes contributions from world-leading strength and conditioning specialists, including coaches who have worked with Olympic gold medallists and international sports teams at the highest level. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is an essential course text for any degree-level student with an interest in strength and conditioning, for all students looking to achieve professional accreditation, and an invaluable reference for all practising strength and conditioning coaches.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
Author: NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 754
Release: 2021-06
ISBN: 1718210884
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning Book Excerpt:

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and now in its fourth edition, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students. This comprehensive resource, created by 30 expert contributors in the field, explains the key theories, concepts, and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance. The scope and content of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Access, have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional and to address the latest information found on the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. The evidence-based approach and unbeatable accuracy of the text make it the primary resource to rely on for CSCS exam preparation. The text is organized to lead readers from theory to program design and practical strategies for administration and management of strength and conditioning facilities. The fourth edition contains the most current research and applications and several new features: Online videos featuring 21 resistance training exercises demonstrate proper exercise form for classroom and practical use. Updated research—specifically in the areas of high-intensity interval training, overtraining, agility and change of direction, nutrition for health and performance, and periodization—helps readers better understand these popular trends in the industry. A new chapter with instructions and photos presents techniques for exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements. Ten additional tests, including those for maximum strength, power, and aerobic capacity, along with new flexibility exercises, resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises, and speed and agility drills help professionals design programs that reflect current guidelines. Key points, chapter objectives, and learning aids including key terms and self-study questions provide a structure to help students and professionals conceptualize the information and reinforce fundamental facts. Application sidebars provide practical application of scientific concepts that can be used by strength and conditioning specialists in real-world settings, making the information immediately relatable and usable. Online learning tools delivered through HKPropel provide students with 11 downloadable lab activities for practice and retention of information. Further, both students and professionals will benefit from the online videos of 21 foundational exercises that provide visual instruction and reinforce proper technique. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, provides the most comprehensive information on organization and administration of facilities, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, training adaptations, program design, and structure and function of body systems. Its scope, precision, and dependability make it the essential preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference for strength and conditioning professionals to consult in their everyday practice. Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is not included with this ebook but may be purchased separately.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition
Author: Haff , G. Gregory ,Triplett , N. Travis
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2015-09-23
ISBN: 149250162X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition Book Excerpt:

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, is the fundamental preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference that strength and conditioning professionals will consult in everyday practice.

Resistance Training Methods

Resistance Training Methods
Author: Alejandro Muñoz-López,Redha Taiar,Borja Sañudo
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2021-10-18
ISBN: 3030819892
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Resistance Training Methods Book Excerpt:

This book reviews the main principles of resistance training, from basics to modern insights. It includes practical ways to develop most of the strength training methods, including monitoring and testing procedures. It merges practical tips with knowledge about the scientific background concerning program and periodization. It describes procedures for special populations, such as elderly or women. Gathering contributions by authoritative researchers and professors in the fields of sport science and biomechanics, this book provides an integrated view of strength training programming, and describes the most important biological factors associated with this type of training. The evidence-based and detailed description of each single mechanism to be trained to enhance performance is covered in depth. Thanks to its strong academic background, an being self-contained, this book offers a valuable reference guide for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in sports science, as well as an inspiring guide for sport and health researchers and professional trainers alike.

NSCA s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning

NSCA s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning
Author: NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2017-02-24
ISBN: 149258570X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

NSCA s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning Book Excerpt:

The physical demands of tactical professions such as military, law enforcement, and fire and rescue require those workers to be in top physical condition to perform their jobs well and decrease the risk of injury. NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning contains scientific information to assist in implementing or restructuring strength and conditioning programs at commercial or government fitness centers that work with these tactical athletes to achieve those goals. Designed primarily as a preparatory resource for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F) certification, the text is also useful as a manual for government agencies or a daily reference for strength and conditioning professionals. Editors Brent A. Alvar, Katie Sell, and Patricia A. Deuster have extensive experience as scholars and practitioners in their respective fields. They have assembled a team of distinguished contributors who bring to light current trends in strength and conditioning through their combined experiences as professionals in the fields of academia, athletic training, firefighting, law enforcement, military, nutrition, physical therapy, and strength and conditioning. The contributors not only provide foundational knowledge of exercise physiology and biomechanical movement patterns, but they also comprehensively review all of the components necessary for TSAC Facilitators to design and operate successful training programs for tactical athletes. Separate chapters focus on the specific physiological issues related to military, law enforcement, and fire and rescue personnel, including how a strength and conditioning program should directly correlate to their critical job tasks and the specific environmental, occupational, and exposure concerns for each population. Topics such as nutrition, supplements, injury treatment and rehabilitation, wellness interventions, and assessments and evaluations are discussed for professionals who work with tactical populations. Additionally, exercises, drills, and techniques targeting the specific needs of tactical athletes in areas such as flexibility, mobility, speed, agility, power, and aerobic endurance are described in great detail and accompanied by full-color photos. Each chapter of NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning begins with learning objectives and incorporates key terms, diagrams, detailed photographs, and key points throughout the text to help guide readers and facilitate comprehension of concepts. Sidebars and sample programs are included in some chapters to help readers apply theoretical concepts in their professional practice. Additionally, for instructors using the book, or the TSAC-F exam prep symposia, a presentation package plus image bank with more than 300 photos and illustrations is available, making preparation easier with the use of predeveloped materials that correspond with the book’s content. Ultimately, the goal of NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning is to help prepare those seeking TSAC-F certification and to serve as a resource for professionals so that they can implement an optimal strength and conditioning program targeted for tactical athletes that will decrease their risk of injury and optimize performance.

Clinical Sports Medicine

Clinical Sports Medicine
Author: Walter R. Frontera
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2007-01-01
ISBN: 1416024433
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Sports Medicine Book Excerpt:

Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "convenient electronic access to the text's illustrations, downloadable for use in presentations, as well as diagnosis-specific office handouts that can be given to patients who want to know more about their conditions."--P. [4] of cover.

Velocity Based Training

Velocity Based Training
Author: Nunzio Signore
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1492599956
Category: Athletes
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Velocity Based Training Book Excerpt:

Velocity-Based Training takes an in-depth look at the science of VBT as well as its programming and application. Strength coaches, personal trainers, and athletes will learn how and when to incorporate VBT into training programs to help maximize strength, speed, and power gains throughout the year.

Scientific Principles of Sports Training

Scientific Principles of Sports Training
Author: Dr. A.K. Uppal
Publsiher: Friends Publications (India)
Total Pages: 179
Release: 2021-05-17
ISBN: 9390649641
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scientific Principles of Sports Training Book Excerpt:

All activities which are part of human behaviour were subject to a long-term development. The result of the activity in both examples can be considered a performance. Performance is understood as an extent to which motor task is accomplished. In the case of the athlete, performance is evaluated following rules of the sports discipline which were set in advance, it is expressed by the length of the throw and is understood as a sports performance. An ability to achieve a given performance repeatedly is referred to as efficiency. Sport training is understood as a process of systematic development of each component in dependence on the duration of preparation which leads to achieving maximum efficiency in senior age within the selected sports discipline. Sports training focus on cultivating the athlete’s personality; further, it focuses on systematic development of motor abilities and the process of acquiring motor skills within the specific sports discipline. It is implemented at different performance and age levels. Features of sports training can be found in various forms. The aim of sports training is to achieve maximum individual or team efficiency in a selected sports discipline limited by rules. To develop the physical education, culture it is essential the concept of sports training should be familiar to physical education teachers and coaches. Knowing the principles of sports training alone is not enough, teachers and coaches should be well versed with the methods and means of sports training, so that this knowledge can be successfully applied on the field. The personality and professional knowledge of the coach, teacher, trainer or instructor play a crucial part in the quality of sports training implemented. Therefore, to meet this principle, the coach must be able to integrate pieces of knowledge across the fields like anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, psychology, sociology, theory of motor learning and didactics. The subject of sports training is highly dynamic in nature. As a result of constant research, new knowledge is being evolved which in turn can be effectively utilized to enable sports persons to enhance their performance capacity and readiness of performance. During the recent years some literature, in this area, has been produces, but much of the literature reflects communistic philosophy. Therefore there is a dire need to bring out a book on this topic to meet the demand of the students of physical education courses.

Strength and Conditioning for Triathlon

Strength and Conditioning for Triathlon
Author: Mark Jarvis
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2013-02-14
ISBN: 1408179601
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strength and Conditioning for Triathlon Book Excerpt:

Strength & Conditioning for Triathlon is an accessible, practical introduction to strength and conditioning for endurance sports, dispelling many of the myths which have led to misunderstanding and misuse of the techniques in the past. With specific chapters on injury prevention, the swim, the cycle and the run, this ideal triathlon companion gives detailed and practical examples of how each aspect of your programme can be enhanced. Each chapter includes information on how strength and conditioning will impact on you, the scientific evidence (in practical language) to support the claims, how much you can expect to gain and practical examples of how to implement the training. An indispensable practical guide, it looks at how to plan your strength and conditioning training throughout the calendar and how to incorporate this work into your regular triathlon training. It also provides a comprehensive resource of conditioning exercises, strength exercises and running drills, all of which are fully illustrated so you can guarantee great technique. This is the essential companion to anyone wishing to improve their triathlon results.

IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
Author: Don Fink,Melanie Fink
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2013-01-01
ISBN: 0762791748
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes Book Excerpt:

Fully illustrated with depictions of proper exercise technique, this book contains exciting strength training programs based on sport (e.g., triathlon, running, cycling, swimming) and levels from beginner to advanced. For the marathon runner, triathlete, duathlete, distance swimmer, or cyclist, these programs will complement any other training regimen an athlete follows. Written without confusing jargon, IronFit® Stregth Training… provides concise and easy-to-follow information. Don and Melanie Fink of IronFit® have coached hundreds of athletes over several decades at all levels, from weekend warriors to world champions. Their innovative approaches to strength training and nutrition not only complement an athlete’s sport-specific training, but they do so in the most time-efficient and enjoyable way possible. Multi-sport and multi-leveled, this book provides 27 specific program schedules – 9 sports and 3 levels each to give readers: 1) A progressive strength and core training program for their specific sport and level. 2) A mind and body preparation program to maximize benefits. 3) A traveling strength and core program for travel with little or no equipment. 4) A fueling and hydration routine to maximize performance before, during, and after competition. 5) A healthy eating and lifestyle plan.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
Author: National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 660
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780736058032
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning Book Excerpt:

Now in its third edition, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioningis the most comprehensive reference available for strength and conditioning professionals. In this text, 30 expert contributors explore the scientific principles, concepts, and theories of strength training and conditioning as well as their applications to athletic performance. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioningis the most-preferred preparation text for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. The research-based approach, extensive exercise technique section, and unbeatable accuracy of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioningmake it the text readers have come to rely on for CSCS exam preparation. The third edition presents the most current strength training and conditioning research and applications in a logical format designed for increased retention of key concepts. The text is organized into five sections. The first three sections provide a theoretical framework for application in section 4, the program design portion of the book. The final section offers practical strategies for administration and management of strength and conditioning facilities. -Section 1 (chapters 1 through 10) presents key topics and current research in exercise physiology, biochemistry, anatomy, biomechanics, endocrinology, sport nutrition, and sport psychology and discusses applications for the design of safe and effective strength and conditioning programs. -Section 2 (chapters 11 and 12) discusses testing and evaluation, including the principles of test selection and administration as well as the scoring and interpretation of results. -Section 3 (chapters 13 and 14) provides techniques for warm-up, stretching, and resistance training exercises. For each exercise, accompanying photos and instructions guide readers in the correct execution and teaching of stretching and resistance training exercises. This section also includes a set of eight new dynamic stretching exercises. -Section 4 examines the design of strength training and conditioning programs. The information is divided into three parts: anaerobic exercise prescription (chapters 15 through 17), aerobic endurance exercise prescription (chapter 18), and periodization and rehabilitation (chapters 19 and 20). Step-by-step guidelines for designing resistance, plyometric, speed, agility, and aerobic endurance training programs are shared. Section 4 also includes detailed descriptions of how principles of program design and periodization can be applied to athletes of various sports and experience levels. Within the text, special sidebars illustrate how program design variables can be applied to help athletes attain specific training goals. -Section 5 (chapters 21 and 22) addresses organization and administration concerns of the strength training and conditioning facility manager, including facility design, scheduling, policies and procedures, maintenance, and risk management. Chapter objectives, key points, key terms, and self-study questions provide a structure to help readers organize and conceptualize the information. Unique application sidebars demonstrate how scientific facts can be translated into principles that assist athletes in their strength training and conditioning goals. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioningalso offers new lecture preparation materials. A product specific Web site includes new student lab activities that instructors can assign to students. Students can visit this Web site to print the forms and charts for completing lab activities, or they can complete the activities electronically and email their results to the instructor. The instructor guide provides a course description and schedule, chapter objectives and outlines, chapter-specific Web sites and additional resources, definitions of primary key terms, application questions with recommended answers, and links to the lab activities. The presentation package and image bank, delivered in Microsoft PowerPoint, offers instructors a presentation package containing over 1,000 slides to help augment lectures and class discussions. In addition to outlines and key points, the resource also contains over 450 figures, tables, and photos from the textbook, which can be used as an image bank by instructors who need to customize their own presentations. Easy-to-follow instructions help guide instructors on how to reuse the images within their own PowerPoint templates. These tools can be downloaded online and are free to instructors who adopt the text for use in their courses. Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Third Edition,provides the latest and most comprehensive information on the structure and function of body systems, training adaptations, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, program design, and organization and administration of facilities. Its accuracy and reliability make it not only the leading preparation resource for the CSCS exam but also the definitive reference that strength and conditioning professionals and sports medicine specialists depend on to fine-tune their practice.

Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning
Author: Anthony Turner
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 1159
Release: 2018-02-01
ISBN: 1134879571
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning Book Excerpt:

Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present evidence-based best practice for sports including football, rugby, tennis, hockey, basketball, rowing, boxing, golf, swimming, cycling and weightlifting, as well as a variety of wheelchair sports. Every chapter introduces the fundamental requirements of a particular sport – such as the physiological and biomechanical demands on the athlete – and describes a sport-specific fitness testing battery and exercise programme. Additional chapters cover the adaptation of programme design for special populations, including female athletes, young athletes and athletes with a disability. Drawing on the experiences of Olympic and Paralympic coaches and trainers, it offers original insights and practical advice from practitioners working at the highest level. Innovative, comprehensive and truly international in scope, the Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning is vital reading for all strength and conditioning students and an invaluable reference for strength and conditioning coaches and trainers.