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ACSM's foundations of strength training and conditioning

Author: Nicholas A Ratamess; American College of Sports Medicine.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning based on the latest research findings. This book is divided into four parts: Foundations, Physiological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas A Ratamess; American College of Sports Medicine.
ISBN: 9780781782678 0781782678
OCLC Number: 714029829
Description: xii, 500 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction to strength training and conditioning --
Biomechanics of force production --
Neural adaptations to training --
Muscular adaptations to training --
Connective tissue adaptations to training --
Endocrine system responses and adaptations --
Metabolic responses and adaptations to training --
Responses and adaptations of the cardiorespiratory system --
Principles of strength training and conditioning --
Warm-up and flexibility --
Resistance training program design --
Resistance training equipment and safety --
Resistance training exercises --
Plyometric training --
Sprint and agility training --
Aerobic training --
Training periodization --
Assessment and evaluation.
Other Titles: Foundations of strength training and conditioning
Responsibility: Nicholas Ratamess Jr.

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