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High-performance training for sports

Product Description (Klappentext): High-Performance Training for Sports changes the landscape of athletic conditioning and sports performance. This groundbreaking work presents the latest and most effective philosophies, protocols and programmes for developing today’s athletes. High-Performance Training for Sports features contributions from global leaders in athletic performance training, coaching and rehabilitation. Experts share the cutting-edge knowledge and techniques they’ve used with Olympians as well as top athletes and teams from the NBA, NFL, MLB, English Premier League, Tour de France and International Rugby. Combining the latest science and research with proven training protocols, High-Performance Training for Sports will guide you in these areas: •Optimise the effectiveness of cross-training. •Translate strength into speed. •Increase aerobic capacity and generate anaerobic power. •Maintain peak conditioning throughout the season. •Minimise the interference effect. •Design energy-specific performance programmes. Whether you are working with high-performance athletes of all ages or with those recovering from injury, High-Performance Training for Sports is the definitive guide for developing all aspects of athletic performance. It is a must-own guide for any serious strength and conditioning coach, trainer, rehabilitator or athlete. Contents: Foreword Introduction: Understanding Modern Athletes David Joyce and Daniel Lewindon Part I Building Robust Athletes Chapter 1 Evaluating Athletic Capacities Mike McGuigan, PhD Chapter 2 Developing Younger Athletes Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D, and Jonathan L. Oliver, PhD Chapter 3 Enhancing Movement Efficiency Craig Ranson, PhD, and David Joyce Chapter 4 Stabilising and Strengthening the Core Andy Barr and Daniel Lewindon Chapter 5 Optimising Flexibility Sue Falsone Chapter 6 Monitoring the Training Response Aaron J. Coutts, PhD, and Stuart Cormack, PhD Chapter 7 Retraining the Injured Athlete Daniel Lewindon and David Joyce Part II Developing Athletic Capacity Chapter 8 Customizing the Warm-Up and Cool-Down Rett Larson Chapter 9 Fine-Tuning Motor Control Frans Bosch Chapter 10 Using Strength Platforms for Explosive Performance Daniel Baker, PhD Chapter 11 Successfully Translating Strength Into Speed Derek M. Hanson, CSCS, BA, MASc Chapter 12 Optimising Training for Jumping and Landing Jeremy Sheppard, PhD Chapter 13 Increasing Agility Sophia Nimphius, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D Chapter 14 Generating Anaerobic Power David Martin, PhD Chapter 15 Establishing Endurance for Repeated Performance Darcy Norman Chapter 16 Boosting Aerobic Capacity Grégory Dupont, PhD Chapter 17 Optimising Effective Cross-Training Methods Tony Rice, PhD, and Chris Spinks Part III Delivering Performance Chapter 18 Planning a Performance Program Ben Rosenblatt, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D Chapter 19 Designing Energy-Specific Programs Joel Jamieson Chapter 20 Minimising the Interference Effect Glenn Stewart Chapter 21 Optimising Preseason Training in Team Sports Darren Burgess, PhD Chapter 22 Peaking for Competition in Individual Sports G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, AWF-3, ASCC, ASCA-2 Chapter 23 Maintaining an In-Season Conditioning Edge Stuart Yule Chapter 24 Recovering Effectively in High-Performance Sports Christian J. Cook, Liam P. Kilduff and Marc R. Jones References Index About the Editors About the Contributors
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Subjects: training training science theory cycling rugby American football baseball soccer training planning strength training control warming-up cooling-down flexibility performance diagnostics explosive strength take-off landing endurance training method load organization recovery
Notations: training science
Tagging: Cool-down
Editors: D. Joyce, D. Lewindon
Published: Champaign Human Kinetics 2014
Pages: 377
Document types: book
Language: English
Level: advanced