Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Optimizing Strength Training
Maximize your ability to optimally perform training on a given day.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Youth Strength Training
Balance the demands of training with children�s need for recovery.
Imagine how many body parts are moving in different directions during the golf swing.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
Functional training programs should always include total-body exercises that facilitate core stabilization and force transmission between the upper and lower extremities.
Optimizing Strength Training eBook
Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
In practical terms, the task of determining the proper height for a depth jump centers on the athlete�s ability to achieve maximal elevation of the body�s center of gravity after performing a depth jump.
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
You can read Human Kinetics e-books on desktop, laptop, and various mobile devices, as long as you have authorized the device or e-reader app to read e-books protected by Adobe�s digital rights management (DRM).
Endurance athletes often believe the more they train, the better the results. But according to the NSCA’s Ben Reuter, recovery time is just as important when developing an effective endurance training program.