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Essentials of strength training and conditioning

Author: Thomas R Baechle; National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, the leaders in the exercise sciences explore the scientific principles, concepts, and theories as well as the practical how-tos of strength training and conditioning. For the first time, students and professionals can turn to a single source for up-to-date, comprehensive information on a full range of strength and conditioning topics." "This definitive reference  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Baechle; National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)
ISBN: 0873226941 9780873226943
OCLC Number: 29843771
Description: xvi, 544 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Muscle Physiology / Gary R. Hunter --
Ch. 2. Neuromuscular Adaptations to Conditioning / Gary A. Dudley and Robert T. Harris --
Ch. 3. Biomechanics of Resistance Exercise / Everett Harman --
Ch. 4. Bone, Muscle, and Connective Tissue Adaptations to Physical Activity / Brian P. Conroy and Roger W. Earle --
Ch. 5. Bioenergetics / Michael H. Stone and Michael S. Conley --
Ch. 6. Neuroendocrine Responses to Resistance Exercise / William J. Kraemer --
Ch. 7. Cardiovascular and Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology: Responses to Exercise / Mark A. Williams --
Ch. 8. General Adaptations to Resistance and Endurance Training Programs / William J. Kraemer --
Ch. 9. Individual Differences and Their Implications for Resistance Training / Jean Barrett Holloway --
Ch. 10. Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance: The Mental Management of Physical Resources / Bradley D. Hatfield and Evan B. Brody --
Ch. 11.
Other Titles: Strength training and conditioning.
Responsibility: National Strength and Conditioning Association ; Thomas R. Baechle, editor.

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