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Complete conditioning for rugby

Author: Paul Pook
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A focused conditional program has become essential ton on-field rugby success. Pook presents a comprehensive training approach that builds players' physical abilities as well as the rugby-specific skills their positions require.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Pook
ISBN: 9780736098304 0736098305
OCLC Number: 767703027
Description: x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 videodisc (DVD ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Demands of the game --
Optimising conditioning --
Testing and monitoring --
Stability and mobility --
Strength and power --
Work capacity --
Speed and agility --
Recovery and nutrition --
Conditioning for young players --
Injury prevention and player durability --
Building a complete conditioning programme.
Responsibility: Paul Pook.


Since the dawn of professional rugby, players have become increasingly bigger, faster and stronger. This book gives players and coaches the advice they need to keep pace with changes in the game by  Read more...
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