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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition With Web Resource

ISBN: 9781492501626

Autor: NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association

Editora: HUMAN KINETICS

Número de Páginas: 752

Idioma: Inglês

Data Edição: 2016

108,03 €120,03 €
Poupa: 12,00 €

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and now in its fourth edition, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students. This comprehensive resource, created by 30 expert contributors in the field, explains the key theories, concepts, and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance.

The scope and content of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional and to address the latest information found on the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. The evidence-based approach and unbeatable accuracy of the text make it the primary resource to rely on for CSCS exam preparation.
Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Body Systems
Chapter 2. Biomechanics of Resistance Exercise
Chapter 3. Bioenergetics of Exercise and Training
Chapter 4. Endocrine Responses to Resistance Exercise
Chapter 5. Adaptations to Anaerobic Training Programs
Chapter 6. Adaptations to Aerobic Endurance Training Programs
Chapter 7. Age- and Sex-Related Differences and Their Implications for Resistance Exercise
Chapter 8. Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance
Chapter 9. Basic Nutrition Factors in Health
Chapter 10. Nutrition Strategies for Maximizing Performance
Chapter 11. Performance-Enhancing Substances and Methods
Chapter 12. Principles of Test Selection and Administration
Chapter 13. Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests
Chapter 14. Warm-Up and Flexibility Training
Chapter 15. Exercise Technique for Free-Weight and Machine Training
Chapter 16. Exercise Technique for Alternative Modes and Nontraditional Implement Training
Chapter 17. Program Design for Resistance Training
Chapter 18. Program Design and Technique for Plyometric Training
Chapter 19. Program Design and Technique for Speed and Agility Training
Chapter 20. Program Design and Technique for Aerobic Endurance Training
Chapter 21. Periodization
Chapter 22. Rehabilitation and Reconditioning
Chapter 23. Facility Design, Layout, and Organization
Chapter 24. Facility Policies, Procedures, and Legal Issues
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.