Author: Craig Liebenson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2014-06-25
This will be a spin-off from the very successful Rehabilitation of the Spine, 2nd ed. It will contain the how-to-do-it information plus some addtional sports-specific guidelines. There will also be available for packaging a set of three DVDs covering flexibility, core stability and functional training. Functional training is a hot topic in rehabilitation. It is an intergrated approach focusing on exercising multiple muscles and joints together instead of working muscles in isolation. It enhances coordination, muscular strength and endurance. There will be more information on prevention of injuries and reinjuries.
Author: William J. Kraemer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2008-04-30
A high-quality complement to the handbooks on particular sports, the handbookon Strength Training for Sport presents both the basic concepts and theoretical background for sports-specific strength training as well as the practical consideration in designing the overall program. Separate chapters deal with periodization, gender differences, detraining, and over training. Sample programs are presented for soccer, volleyball, wrestling, endurance running, swimming, and shot put and discus.
Author: British Canoe Union
Publisher: Pesda Press
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Canoes and canoeing
A manual of coaching techniques, advice and guidelines for the canoe and kayak coach. This book is a mine of useful information and practical tips. If you aspire to be a better canoe or kayak coach, this is the book for you. The book divides into three sections: Part One deals with coaching theory and fundamentals such as psychology and physiology explained in terms that make sense to a practical coach. Part Two looks at generic coaching skills that will provide useful tools whatever discipline the coach is involved in. It works its way from introducing people to canoesport right through to coaching elite athletes. Part Three looks at specific aspects of canoesport such as slalom, racing, sea kayaking, white water kayaking, open canoeing and freestyle.
Packed with cutting-edge training programs that are backed by scientific research and proven by professional trainers and athletes, this workbook provides the very best fat-burning workouts. Containing numerous fitness regimens, this book provides the step-by-step instructions necessary to effectively shed fat and to get into optimal shape. In addition, this collection buttresses the workouts with comprehensive meal plans that ensure readers maximize fat loss while also increasing energy levels and maintaining overall health.
Fully revised and updated for the second edition, with a new section on the older patient and expanded advice on physiotherapy and rehabilitation programmes, the Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine is an indispensable companion for any professional working in sport and exercise medicine. Sport medicine is an evolving discipline. This handbook brings together the common problems and diagnoses with a focused summary of the latest strategies, management plans, and evidence-based protocols. Authored by leading figures in sport and exercise medicine, this handbook is specially designed to cover the curriculum for postgraduate sport and exercise medicine exams. It presents the core knowledge in a concentrated and concise format. Arranged by system, it focuses on the needs of the patient and offers an immediate guide to all aspects of diagnosis and treatment, exercise benefits, and epidemiology. Practical, accessible, and clinically based, this is the single global handbook for the undergraduate, postgraduate or experienced specialist.
Author: David W. Apts
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2018-05-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Back injuries can be controlled and prevented! They are not and should not be accepted as a cost of doing business! Written in plain language for the industrial professional, this book presents back injury prevention methods that have proven effective for cost containment. Such techniques include the 5-year back attack, the Olympic weight lifting model applied to the industrial setting. Training styles, and concepts for a proper educational format are also emphasized. The author draws on literature from around the world and his own experience of over 20 years of treating and preventing back pain and neck pain in presenting information in this book. Several case studies prove that back injuries can be prevented, which can save hundreds of thousands of dollars and countless hours of lost work. This book will prove essential for helping trainers, safety specialists, ergonomists, industrial hygienists, and other industry personnel to implement the best cure for back pain-prevention!
Author: R. Charles Bull
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2004-02-12
Covers the physical examination, assessment and treatment considerations for all major sports injuries. Provides insight into the cause of injuries as a result of a specific sport in order to tailor treatment to that injury.
Author: Anders Jelvéus
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-04-19
Genre: Health & Fitness
Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation. Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports massage treatments. The presented techniques serve as a great addition for any therapist seeking to work with athletes, and are suitable for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, and in remedial sports massage therapy. This unique book offers a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including: Sports massage history Basic sports massage strokes and work postures Sports massage applications Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups Positional Release Techniques (PRT) Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications Myofascial release techniques Connective tissue massage Lymphatic drainage massage Myofascial Trigger Point etiology and treatment techniques Sports injuries Athletic taping Remedial Sports massage applications Athletic self massage techniques. The book is suitable for all manual therapy students and practitioners, whether novice or advanced, including massage therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naprapaths, naturopaths and acupuncturists.
This book covers a wide range of issues and controversies within the world of sports—including drug use, economics, ethics, ethnicity, gender, globalization, politics, race, sexuality, and technology—from both a U.S. and global perspective. • A chronology of important events or innovations in sports • A list of important sports organizations with descriptions of each • A glossary of relevant terms such as "blood doping"