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Essentials of strength training and conditioning

Author: Thomas R Baechle; Roger W Earle; National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2a. edView all editions and formats
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This cousebook for students working towards careers in strength and conditioning and/or personal training, mirrors the 35 primary content areas in the US' National Strength and Conditioning  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Baechle; Roger W Earle; National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)
ISBN: 0736000895 9780736000895 0873226941 9780873226943
OCLC Number: 51585973
Description: xiii, 657 p. : color ill. ; 29 cm
Contents: Muscle physiology; neuromuscular anatomy and adaptations to conditioning; the biomechanics of resistance exercise; bone, muscle, and connective tissue adaptations to physical activity; bio-energetics of exercise and training; endocrine responses to resistance exercise; cardiovascular and respiratory anatomy and physiology - responses to exercise; physiological adaptations resistance and aerobic endurance training programs; age- and gender-related differences and their implications for resistance exercise; the psychology of athletic preparation and performance - the mental management of physical resources; performance-enhancing substances - effects, risks, and appropriate alternatives; nutritional factors in health and performance; eating disorders and obesity; principles of test selection and administration; administration, scoring, and interpretation of specific tests; stretching and warm-up; strength training and spotting techniques; resistance training; plyometric training; speed, agility, and speed-endurance development; aerobic endurance training; training variation - periodisation; rehabilitation and reconditioning; facility layout and scheduling; developing a policies and procedures manual; facility maintenance and safety.
Responsibility: National Strength and Conditioning Association ; Thomas R. Baechle, Roger Earle, editors.

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"The second edition of Essentials is outstanding- a must read and reference for anyone in the field of strength and conditioning. No other text compares to this work." David Pearson, PhD, CSCS*DHuman Read more...

 
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