High-Performance Training for Sports

Author: Joyce, David,Lewindon, Dan

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450444822

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 392

View: 4720

High-Performance Training for Sports presents today’s best athlete conditioning protocols and programs in the world. An elite group of international strength and conditioning specialists and sport physiotherapists explain and demonstrate the most effective applications of the most current sport science and sports medicine to enhance athletic performance.

High-Performance Training for Sports

Author: Joyce, David,Lewindon, Dan

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450491103

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 392

View: 5807

High-Performance Training for Sports presents today’s best athlete conditioning protocols and programs in the world. An elite group of international strength and conditioning specialists and sport physiotherapists explain and demonstrate the most effective applications of the most current sport science and sports medicine to enhance athletic performance.

High-performance Sports Conditioning

Author: Bill Foran

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736001632

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 367

View: 6748

This guide starts with a conditioning programme before tailoring the training exercises and drills to the development of sport-specific performances. The training programme is designed for peak performance during the competitive season.

Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports

Sport-Specific Physical Preparation for High Performance, second edition

Author: Paul Gamble

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136190430

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 4206

Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports. This remains the only evidence-based study of sport-specific practice to focus on team sports and features all-new chapters covering neuromuscular training, injury prevention and specific injury risks for different team sports. Fully revised and updated throughout, the new edition also includes over two hundred new references from the current research literature. The book introduces the core science underpinning different facets of physical preparation, covering all aspects of training prescription and the key components of any degree-level strength and conditioning course, including: physiological and performance testing strength training metabolic conditioning power training agility and speed development training for core stability training periodisation training for injury prevention Bridging the traditional gap between sports science research and practice, each chapter features guidelines for evidence-based best practice as well as recommendations for approaches to physical preparation to meet the specific needs of team sports players. This new edition also includes an appendix that provides detailed examples of training programmes for a range of team sports. Fully illustrated throughout, it is essential reading for all serious students of strength and conditioning, and for any practitioner seeking to extend their professional practice.

Athletic Movement Skills

Training for Sports Performance

Author: Brewer, Clive

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450424120

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 1508

Before athletes can become strong and powerful, they need to master the movement skills required in sport. Athletic Movement Skills covers the underlying science and offers prescriptive advice on bridging the gap between scientist and practitioner so coaches and athletes can work together to achieve dominance.

Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

Integrating Medicine and Science for Performance Solutions

Author: David Joyce,Daniel Lewindon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135075093

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 2860

World-class rehabilitation of the injured athlete integrates best practice in sports medicine and physical therapy with training and conditioning techniques based on cutting-edge sports science. In this ground-breaking new book, leading sports injury and rehabilitation professionals, strength and conditioning coaches, biomechanists and sport scientists show how this integrated model works across the spectrum of athlete care. In every chapter, there is a sharp focus on the return to performance, rather than just a return to play. The book introduces evidence-based best practice in all the core areas of sports injury risk management and rehabilitation, including: performance frameworks for medical and injury screening; the science of pain and the psychology of injury and rehabilitation; developing core stability and flexibility; performance retraining of muscle, tendon and bone injuries; recovery from training and rehabilitation; end-stage rehabilitation, testing and training for a return to performance. Every chapter offers a masterclass from a range of elite sport professionals, containing best practice protocols, procedures and specimen programmes designed for high performance. No other book examines rehabilitation in such detail from a high performance standpoint. Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation is essential reading for any course in sports medicine and rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, sports science, and for any clinician, coach or high performance professional working to prevent or rehabilitate sports injuries.

The Physiology of Training for High Performance

Author: Duncan MacDougall,Digby Sale

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199650640

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 2778

Underpinned by an understanding of the mechanisms behind adaptation—and thoroughly supported by scientific research—this title provides the information necessary to decide on the most effective way to improve performance.

Functional Training for Sports

Author: Michael Boyle

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736046817

Category: Education

Page: 195

View: 1794

Reach a higher level of athleticism with "Functional Training for Sports." This book presents a complete system that focuses on training your body the way it will be used during competition. Detailed exercise progressions and training will help develop the movement skills, body positions, and explosive power essential for sports.

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

Author: Ian Jeffreys,Jeremy Moody

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136975411

Category: Medical

Page: 724

View: 8967

An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning, providing students, coaches and athletes with everything they need to design and implement effective training programs. The book includes a clear and rigorous explanation of the core science underpinning strength and conditioning techniques and gives a detailed, step-by-step guide to all of the key training methodologies, including training for strength, speed, endurance, agility, flexibility as well as plyometrics. Throughout the book the focus is on the coaching process, with every chapter highlighting the application of strength and conditioning techniques in everyday coaching situations. The book also includes a unique and extensive section of sport-specific chapters, each of which examines in detail the application of strength and conditioning to a particular sport, from soccer and basketball to golf and track and field athletics. The book includes contributions from world-leading strength and conditioning specialists in every chapter, including coaches who have worked with Olympic gold medallists and international sports teams at the very highest level. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is an essential course text for any degree level student with an interest in strength and conditioning, for all students looking to achieve professional accreditation, and an invaluable reference for all practising strength and conditioning coaches.

Periodization Training for Sports, 3E

Author: Bompa, Tudor,Buzzichelli, Carlo

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450469434

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 368

View: 6937

Periodization authority Tudor Bompa and strength and conditioning expert Carlo Buzzichelli eliminate the guesswork and establish a clear path to reaching peak physical condition and gaining a competitive edge. Periodization Training for Sports includes programs and training models for 35 sports.

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness

Author: Lee E. Brown,Vance Ferrigno

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736058737

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 257

View: 3880

Training for Speed, Quickness, and Agility is a comprehensive resource for developing sport performance. With more than 200 drills for athlete development, accompanied by video-on-demand demonstrations of proper technique, this resource is an essential guide for athletes and coaches alike. It features training programs specifically tailored to 14 different sports. Original.

Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

Sport-specific Programming for High Performance

Author: Anthony Turner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134879571

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 668

View: 3651

Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present evidence-based best practice for sports including football, rugby, tennis, hockey, basketball, rowing, boxing, golf, swimming, cycling and weightlifting, as well as a variety of wheelchair sports. Every chapter introduces the fundamental requirements of a particular sport – such as the physiological and biomechanical demands on the athlete – and describes a sport-specific fitness testing battery and exercise programme. Additional chapters cover the adaptation of programme design for special populations, including female athletes, young athletes and athletes with a disability. Drawing on the experiences of Olympic and Paralympic coaches and trainers, it offers original insights and practical advice from practitioners working at the highest level. Innovative, comprehensive and truly international in scope, the Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning is vital reading for all strength and conditioning students and an invaluable reference for strength and conditioning coaches and trainers.


Training for Better Performance

Author: Thomas A. Wilson,Jeff Falkel

Publisher: Human Kinetics 1

ISBN: 9780736045698

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 173

View: 7579

If you are looking for an innovative way to improve athletic performance on the court or field, vision training may be the answer. SportsVision: Training for Better Performanceintroduces a dynamic program to teach athletes to see the ball, the field, teammates, and opposition better, giving them the ability to perform better. The cutting-edge book provides coaches, athletes, sports medicine professionals, and parents with more than 50 sports vision training exercises and activities. Based on proven training techniques shown to deliver solid results, the exercises are sport specific and easy to use at home, on the field, or in the weight room. Perforated charts and forms are available for easy reference. Visual needs and training exercises are provided for 17 different sports. In the past, sports vision training has been done primarily in clinical settings. This is the only book of its kind that takes sports vision out of the lab and onto the field, sport by sport. It challenges you to reach the next level of performance. Included are instructions for creating your own training equipment so that you can implement vision training inexpensively, anywhere and anytime, using ordinary materials available at any discount store. SportsVision: Training for Better Performancecontains the following features: -Detailed visual exercises and more than 40 photos -Numerous eye charts and activity plots that enable you to test vision and -Step-by-step exercises that make designing your own training programs easyIf you are a coach, athlete, athletic trainer, or parent, SportsVision: Training for Better Performancecan improve athletic performance, no matter what sport you're involved in.

Developing Speed

Author: Ian Jeffreys

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736083286

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 215

View: 5812

With "Developing Speed," the National Strength and Conditioning Association has created the definitive resource for developing speed training programs that optimize athletic performance. Including assessments and the application of speed training to eight specific sports, this authoritative guide provides all the tools needed for maximizing speed.

Total Training for Young Champions

Author: Tudor O. Bompa

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736002127

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 211

View: 9043

Collects conditioning programs for athletes between the ages of six and eighteen, offering over three hundred exercises for increasing coordination, flexibility, speed, endurance, and strength

Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement

Mental Training for Athletes and Coaches

Author: Keith A. Kaufman,Carol R. Glass,Timothy R. Pineau

Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)

ISBN: 9781433827877

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

View: 5447

This book is a comprehensive resource on the history, theory, and practice of mindfulness in sport. The authors present their empirically-supported, six-session mindfulness program adapted for specific athletic populations.

Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness, 3E

Author: Brown, Lee,Ferrigno, Vance

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450468705

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 312

View: 2350

The ultimate training resource for athletes and coaches includes more than 262 exercises and drills, programming, and exclusive access to online video library. Assessments provide parameters for individual programs and sport-specific training.

Strength Training for Women

Author: Joan Pagano

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756647452

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

View: 3833

With heart disease and diabetes topping the list of health hazards for women, strength training effectively reduces the risks by burningcalories and bringing down body weight. Featuring two programs for all ages andlevels of ability, Strength Training for Women offers a sensible, workable plan that every woman can follow for life, whether at home or in the gym. http://www.joanpaganofitness.com Tone up, burn calories, stay strong

Physiological Aspects of Sport Training and Performance-2nd Edition

Author: Hoffman, Jay

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450442242

Category: Science

Page: 520

View: 2728

This text contains an in-depth discussion of physiological adaptation to exercise with a goal of providing practical applications to facilitate exercise prescriptions for a variety of athletes.