Developing the core

Elite-level athletes take great pride in their fitness and physical strength. You can’t help but notice the muscular legs or well-defined arms. However, whether they are known for a powerful golf swing or a hard hockey slap shot, the best athletes all have one thing in common—a strong and well-conditioned core. The world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), brings you the authoritative resource on strengthening the core to maximize sport performance. With contributions by 17 of the top names in sport training, conditioning, and science, Developing the Core features over 50 of the most effective exercises, science-based assessment tools, sport-specific programs, and expert advice for developing a personalized core program. Basketball, football, soccer, golf, baseball, tennis - no matter what your sort, Developing the Core will place you on the path to success and your strongest midsection ever. (original product description) Contents: Introduction Part I Essentials of Core Development Chapter 1 Core Anatomy and Biomechanics Chapter 2 Core Assessment Chapter 3 Core Muscle Activity During Exercise Chapter 4 Core Development Exercises and Drills Chapter 5 Core Programming Part II Sport-Specific Core Development Chapter 6 Baseball and Softball Chapter 7 Basketball Chapter 8 Football Chapter 9 Golf Chapter 10 Ice Hockey Chapter 11 Soccer Chapter 12 Swimming Chapter 13 Tennis Chapter 14 Track and Field Chapter 15 Volleyball Chapter 16 Wrestling Index About the NSCA About the Editor About the Contributors
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Subjects: training thorax strength stability anatomy biomechanics exercise offer baseball softball basketball American football soccer icehockey golf swimming tennis track and field volleyball wrestling
Notations: training science sport games endurance sports combat sports strength and speed sports
Tagging: core strength Core-Stabilität Core-Training Rumpfkraft Rumpfstabilität
Editors: J. M. Willardson, National Strength & Conditioning Association
Published: Champaign Human Kinetics 2014
Series: Sport Performance Series
Pages: 215
Document types: book
Language: English
Level: advanced