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Functional training for sports

Author: Michael Boyle
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reach a higher level of athleticism with Functional Training for Sports! Renowned strength and conditioning coach Mike Boyle guides you through a complete system that focuses on training your body the way it will be used during competition to develop movement skills, body positions, and explosive power essential for all sports." "Through effective strength tests and detailed exercise progressions you will achieve  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Boyle
ISBN: 073604681X 9780736046817
OCLC Number: 52121357
Description: ix, 195 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Adding functionality to your program --
Analyzing the demands of your sport --
Assessing your functional strength --
Designing your program --
Linear and lateral warm-up --
Lower-body strength and balance progressions --
Hip extensions and healthy hamstrings --
Targeted torso training and rotational strength --
Balanced upper-body strength and stability --
Plyometric training for power and injury prevention --
Olympic lifting for quickness and power --
Performance enhancement programs.
Other Titles: Superior conditioning for today's athlete
Responsibility: Michael Boyle.
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