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Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

  • Author: Ian Jeffreys,Jeremy Moody
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 113697542X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 724
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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. The book includes a clear and rigorous explanation of the core science underpinning strength and conditioning techniques and gives a detailed, step-by-step guide to all of the key training methodologies, including training for strength, speed, endurance, agility, flexibility as well as plyometrics. 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. The book also 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 book includes contributions from world-leading strength and conditioning specialists in every chapter, including coaches who have worked with Olympic gold medallists and international sports teams at the very 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.

Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports

Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports

Sport-specific Physical Preparation for High Performance

  • Author: Paul Gamble
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0415637929
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 291
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Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports is designed to help devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports. This textbook remains the only evidence-based study of sport-specific practice to focus on team sports and features all-new chapters, including Neuromuscular Training, and dedicated chapters exploring injury prevention and the specific injury risks for different team sports. Fully revised and updated throughout, the new edition also includes the addition of over two hundred new references from the research literature in the field. This book addresses the core science underpinning different facets of physical preparation, covering all aspects of training prescription and the key components of any degree course related to strength and conditioning, including: physiological and performance testing strength training metabolic conditioning power training agility and speed development training for core stability training periodisation training for injury prevention Bridging the traditional gap between sports science research and practice in the field, each chapter features guidelines for evidence-based best practice, as well as recommendations for approaches to physical preparation to meet the specific needs of team sports players. This new edition also includes an appendix that provides detailed examples of training programmes for a range of team sports. Fully illustrated throughout, it is essential reading for all serious students of strength and conditioning, and for any practitioner seeking to extend their professional practice.

Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

Third Edition

  • Author: T. Jeff Chandler,Lee E. Brown
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1315438437
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 680
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Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance provides strength and conditioning students with the clearest and most accessible introduction to the scientific principles underpinning the discipline. Covering bioenergetics and nutrition, a systematic approach to physiological and endocrinological adaptations to training and the biomechanics of resistance training, no other book provides such a thorough grounding in the science of strength and conditioning or better prepares students for evidence-based practice.

Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning

Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning

Physical Preparation for Sports Performance

  • Author: Paul Gamble
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781775218623
  • Category:
  • Page: 380
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Sport performance and sports injury do not respect boundaries. Strength and conditioning thus in reality encompasses a myriad of different disciplines that span across all areas of sports science and sports medicine. Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning provides the reader with a detailed insight into the theory and practice for each respective element of athletic performance and all components of physical preparation for competition. Each chapter begins with a list of learning outcomes, and concludes with a knowledge review that allows the reader to test their learning. Reflective activities appear throughout the text that help the reader to relate the information presented to their chosen sport. Each section provides a synthesis of the evidence available on the topic and all related training modes, citing the most up to date research literature from all areas of sports science and sports medicine. The first edition of Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning was originally published in 2015. This revised and updated edition features extensive additions, citing over 900 references from the sports science and sports medicine literature. Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning is essential reading for those seeking to acquire real breadth and depth of expertise in physical and athletic preparation. For coaches and practitioners working in all areas of sports performance and sports injury this book provides an ongoing resource to develop knowledge and practical understanding. Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning is an invaluable reference for students of sport science and related topics at undergraduate and postgraduate degree level.

Strength and Conditioning for Combat Sports

Strength and Conditioning for Combat Sports

  • Author: Darren Yas Parr
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press
  • ISBN: 1785004069
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 288
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The role of the strength and conditioning coach for a combat athlete is to perform a needs analysis in which both the fighter as an individual and the sport itself are assessed in order to develop a high-performance programme. This might include plyometrics, speed and agility, endurance and core stability, strength training and nutrition as just some of the pieces of this complex jigsaw. The aim is to increase strength, speed, power, endurance, agility and flexibility. Strength and Conditioning for Combat Sports aims to help the coach and athlete bridge the gap between the theory of training and applied training, helping the athlete to become faster, stronger and more flexible and to build their muscular endurance so they perform better and remain injury-free. This will be essential reading for all martial arts coaches and practitioners and sports science students. Fully illustrated with 330 colour photographs and 90 diagrams.

Strength Training for Basketball

Strength Training for Basketball

  • Author: Javair Gillett,Nsca -National NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
  • Publisher: Strength Training for Sport
  • ISBN: 1492571490
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 288
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Strength Training for Basketball will help you create a basketball-specific resistance training program to help athletes at each position--guard, forward, or center--develop strength and successfully transfer that strength to the basketball court.

High-performance Sports Conditioning

High-performance Sports Conditioning

  • Author: Bill Foran
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 9780736001632
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 367
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This guide starts with a conditioning programme before tailoring the training exercises and drills to the development of sport-specific performances. The training programme is designed for peak performance during the competitive season.

Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

Science and Application

  • Author: Rhodri S. Lloyd,Jon L. Oliver
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351115332
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 388
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Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws on leading research to offer a holistic approach to training centred on the concept of long-term athletic development and the welfare of the young athlete. With 20 new authors and 8 new chapters, the book explores every key topic in strength and conditioning applied to young athletes, including: Growth and maturation Talent identification and talent development Monitoring and assessment Coaching young athletes Motor skill development Strength development and plyometrics Speed and agility development Metabolic conditioning Mobility and flexibility Periodisation and nutritional strategies Injury prevention and wellbeing Developing a holistic programme for young athletes. Written by a team of leading international strength and conditioning experts and paediatric sport scientists, the book includes expanded practical guidelines in every chapter to show how the latest scientific research can be applied by coaches to optimise young athletic potential. Including sample training programmes and exercises throughout, this is an essential resource for all students of strength and conditioning or paediatric exercise science, as well as any coach and athletic trainer working with children and young people.

Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance

Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance

  • Author: Fukuda, David H.
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 1492559881
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 304
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Many scientific sport assessment resources are difficult to understand, can be time consuming to implement, and provide data that are difficult to analyze. Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance effectively solves those problems in this practical, user-friendly guide to performance-based evaluation. A perfect resource for coaches and fitness professionals, Assessments for Sport and Athletic Performance is a streamlined guide through the process of identifying appropriate tests for individuals or teams, making use of common low-cost equipment to administer the tests, interpreting data, adjusting training programs based on the results, and continually monitoring the training.

Complete Conditioning for Basketball

Complete Conditioning for Basketball

  • Author: National Basketball Conditioning Coaches Association
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • ISBN: 9780736057844
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Page: 205
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This is a complete guide to performance factors, training direction and workouts. The text provides solid background information and guidance, while the accompanying DVD offers clear visual demonstrations of tests and drills.