Strength and Conditioning: Biological Principles and Practical Applications

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"I recommend that you read and use the information in this book to provide your athletes with the best chances of performing at their best"
from the foreword by Sir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association

This book provides the latest scientific and practical information in the field of strength and conditioning.

The text is presented in four sections, the first of which covers the biological aspects of the subject, laying the foundation for a better understanding of the second on the biological responses to strength and conditioning programs. Section three deals with the most effective monitoring strategies for evaluating a training program and establishing guidelines for writing a successful strength and conditioning program. The final section examines the role of strength and conditioning as a rehabilitation tool and as applied to those with disabilities.

This book is an invaluable textbook and reference both for academic programs and for the continuing education of sports professionals.

  • Integrates the latest research on physiological, anatomical and biomechanical aspects of strength and conditioning
  • Offers numerous practical examples of applications
  • Provides guidelines for writing and monitoring effective strength training programs

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Strength and Conditioning: Biological Principles and Practical Applications provides the latest scientific and practical information in the field of strength and conditioning.

The book is presented in four sections, the first of which covers the biological aspects of the subject, laying the foundation for a better understanding of the second on the biological responses to strength and conditioning programs. Section three deals with the most effective monitoring strategies for evaluating a training program and establishing guidelines for writing a successful strength and conditioning program. The final section examines the role of strength and conditioning as a rehabilitation tool and as applied to those with disabilities.

Strength and Conditioning: Biological Principles and Practical Applications is an invaluable textbook and reference both for academic programs and for the continuing education of sports professionals.

  • Integrates the latest research on physiological, anatomical and biomechanical aspects of strength and conditioning
  • Offers numerous practical examples of applications
  • Provides guidelines for writing and monitoring effective strength training programs

"I recommend that you read and use the information in this book to provide your athletes with the best chances of performing at their best"
from the foreword by Sir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association

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"The field of strength and conditioning is always evolving and this book provides current research to help readers to stay informed. It should be a part of the library of professionals and students who are affiliated with this field." (Doody's, 17 February 2012)

 

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