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Athletic development : the art & science of functional sports conditioning

Author: Vern Gambetta
Publisher: Leeds : Human Kinetics, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Athletic Development' covers all aspects of training from sports analysis and athlete evaluation to building speed, power and strength. It examines how theories and practices have evolved into today's state of the art methods for maximising performance and covers the bases in modern functional sports conditioning.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vern Gambetta
ISBN: 9780736051002 0736051007
OCLC Number: 173238122
Description: xi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Elements of a Training System; Chapter 1. A Functional Conditioning Framework; Chapter 2. Factors Affecting Athletic Movement; Chapter 3. Sport-Specific Demands Analysis; Chapter 4. Options and Methods of Testing; Chapter 5. Strategies for Performance Training; Chapter 6. Program Planning and Fine-Tuning; Part II. Physical Contributors to Performance; Chapter 7. Energy and Work Capacity; Chapter 8. Movement Aptitude and Balance; Chapter 9. The Critical Body Core; Chapter 10. Full-Spectrum Strength; Chapter 11. Integrated Power Training; Chapter 12. Linear and Multidimensional Speed; Chapter 13. Multi-Phase Performance Preparation; Chapter 14. Recovery and Regeneration.
Responsibility: Vern Gambetta.

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