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New functional training for sports

Author: Michael Boyle
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Provides trainers and athletes with exercises for improving speed, strength, and power during sport performance, based on best practices in functional training. Describes what functional training is, how to analyze the demands of a specific sport, how to assess the strengths and weaknesses of athletes, how to design a program, and exercises for stretching, and dynamic warm-up; lower body, core, upper body, and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyle, Michael, 1959-
New functional training for sports.
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2016]
(DLC) 2016020908
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Boyle
ISBN: 9781492530619 1492530611
OCLC Number: 948668635
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Making Training More Functional --
Analyzing the Demands of the Sport --
Assessing Functional Strength --
Designing a Program --
Foam Rolling, Stretching, and Dynamic Warm-Up --
Lower Body Training --
Core Training --
Upper Body Training --
Plyometric Training --
Olympic Lifting --
Performance Enhancement Programs.
Other Titles: Functional training for sports
Responsibility: Michael Boyle.

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Michael Boyle presents the concepts, methods and programmes that maximise athletes' movements in competition. New Functional Training for Sports goes beyond traditional exercise descriptions and  Read more...

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