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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning : 4th Edition with Web Resource - G.Gregory Haff

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

4th Edition with Web Resource

Book with Other Items Published: 16th November 2015
ISBN: 9781492501626
Number Of Pages: 752

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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students. This comprehensive resource 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 have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional.

It now offers an expanded ancillary package for instructors with access to a 61- video collection and a test package to assist instructors evaluate students' understanding of key concepts.

About the Author

G. Gregory Haff is the course coordinator for the postgraduate degree in strength and conditioning at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Australia.

N. Travis Triplett is a professor and chairperson of the department of health and exercise science at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Selected Contents:

Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Body Systems

Chapter 3. Bioenergetics of Exercise and Training

Chapter 5. Adaptations to Anaerobic Training Programs

Chapter 8. Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance

Chapter 9. Basic Nutrition Factors in Health

Chapter 11. Performance-Enhancing Substances and Methods

Chapter 13. Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests

Chapter 15. Exercise Technique for Free-Weight and Machine Training

Chapter 17. Program Design for Resistance Training

Chapter 19. Program Design and Technique for Speed and Agility Training Chapter 21. Periodization

Chapter 23. Facility Design, Layout, and Organization.

ISBN: 9781492501626
ISBN-10: 149250162X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 752
Published: 16th November 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.45 x 22.35  x 3.56
Weight (kg): 2.29
Edition Number: 4