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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.
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
Book with Other Items
Number Of Pages: 752 Published: 16th November 2015 Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 28.6 x 22.4
Weight (kg): 2.29
Edition Number: 4