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NSCA's Guide to Program Design


Perform biomechanical evaluations correctly
For the purpose of understanding the movement being analyzed, strength and conditioning professionals should use the following four questions.
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Utilize proper workout structure and exercise order
The number of muscle groups trained per workout needs to be considered when designing the resistance training program.
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Developing anaerobic conditioning programs
The primary movement patterns, duration of these movements, the number of movements, and the work-to-rest ratio are all critical variables that must be identified to prescribe appropriate exercises.
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Understand the general principles of periodization
When exploring the classic literature, it is clear that periodization is a method for employing sequential or phasic alterations in the workload, training focus, and training tasks contained within the microcycle, mesocycle, and annual training plan.
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NSCA's Guide to Program Design
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Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), this text offers strength and conditioning professionals a scientific basis for developing training programs for specific athletes at specific times of year.

© 2012
Book   336 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736084024

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