Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition

Author: Haff , G. Gregory
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492501626
Release Date: 2015-09-23
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, is the fundamental preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference that strength and conditioning professionals will consult in everyday practice.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition

Author: Haff , G. Gregory
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492514251
Release Date: 2015-12-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, is the fundamental preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference that strength and conditioning professionals will consult in everyday practice.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Author: Thomas R. Baechle
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 0736000895
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this revised and expanded second edition of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, now with over 300 color photographs, leading exercise science professionals explore the scientific principles, concepts, and theories of strength training and conditioning as well as their practical applications to athletic performance. Students, coaches, strength and conditioning specialists, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other sport science professionals will find state-of-the-art, comprehensive information on structure and function of body systems, training adaptations, testing and evaluation,exercise techniques, program design (aerobic and anaerobic) and training facility organization and administration. Edited by Thomas R. Baechle and Roger W. Earle, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Second Edition, is an excellent text for students preparing for careers in strength training and conditioning. It is the most comprehensive reference available for strength and conditioning professionals and sports medicine specialists. For people preparing to take the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist examination, it is the primary preparation resource. Those preparing to take the NSCA Certified Personal Trainer examination will also find it to be a valuable resource. The NSCA Certification Commission, the certifying body of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, has developed this text. Each of the book's 26 chapters provides an overview of an important aspect of strength and conditioning and includes chapter objectives, application boxes, key points, key terms, study questions, and questions requiring practical application of key concepts. In Section 1of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Second Edition, experts in exercise physiology, biochemistry, anatomy, biomechanics, endocrinology, sports nutrition, and sport psychology discuss the principles of their respective areas of expertise and how they apply in designing safe, effective strength and conditioning programs. Section 2discusses the selection, administration, scoring, and the interpretation of testing results. Section 3provides information regarding the correction and execution of stretching, warm-up, and resistance training exercises. Section 4applies information from the first three sections to the design of effective strength training and conditioning programs, both aerobic and anaerobic. The three parts of Section 4 address anaerobic exercise prescription, aerobic endurance exercise prescription, and periodization and rehabilitation. The anaerobic prescription section provides guidelines for resistance and plyometric training as well as for speed, agility, and speed endurance programs. Step-by-step guidelines are given for designing strength and conditioning programs, and application boxes illustrate how each variable applies to athletes with different training goals. A unique feature of this edition is the use of scenarios to illustrate how the guidelines presented for each of the program design variables are applied to attain the different training scores. Section 5addresses facility design, scheduling, policies and procedures, maintenance, and risk management concerns.

Strength Training 2E

Author: Brown, Lee E.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492542841
Release Date: 2017-01-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Increase muscle mass and improve performance. The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) provides science-based techniques, programs, and recommendations from the leading authorities in the field. Strength Training combines the most valuable information with the best instruction for proven results.

Designing Resistance Training Programs 4E

Author: Fleck, Steven J.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736081702
Release Date: 2014-02-14
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this text, two of the world’s leading experts on strength training explore how to design scientifically based resistance training programs, modify and adapt programs to meet the needs of special populations, and apply the elements of program design in the real world.

NSCA s Essentials of Training Special Populations

Author: NSCA-National Strength & Conditioning Association
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736083300
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Health & Fitness

NSCA's Essentials of Training Special Populations is an ideal preparatory guide for those seeking CSPS certification. The book is also a practical reference for exercise professionals who work with clients with various conditions and disorders.

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

Author: Jared W. Coburn
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450416221
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training, Second Edition, is the authoritative text for personal trainers, health and fitness instructors, and other fitness professionals as well as the primary preparation source for those taking the NSCA-CPT exam.

Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training 3rd Edition

Author: NSCA - National Strength & Conditioning Association
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492506928
Release Date: 2016-01-29
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Created by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Third Edition, is a practical resource for current and aspiring strength and conditioning professionals and personal trainers. With unmatched visual demonstration of a variety of free weight and machine exercises, the text is a valuable tool for those preparing for NSCA certification and for others who design programs for athletes and clients of all ages and fitness levels.

NSCA s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Author: National Strength & Conditioning Association (U.S.)
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450412285
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Health & Fitness

Whether you work with fitness enthusiasts or competitive athletes, this resource will lead you through the key concepts of sport and exercise nutrition allowing you to assess an individual's nutrition status and develop customised nutrition plans. NSCA's Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition provides valuable information and guidelines that address the nutrition needs for the broad range of clientele serviced by strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, and sport dietitians.

ACSM s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

Author: Nicholas A. Ratamess
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781782678
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine, this text offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning based on the latest research findings. ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning is divided into four parts: Foundations, Physiological Responses and Adaptations, Strength Training and Conditioning Program Design, and Assessment. The text focuses on practical applications, enabling students to develop, implement, and assess the results of training programs that are designed to optimize strength, power, and athletic performance. Moreover, the text's clear, straightforward writing style makes it easy to grasp new concepts.

Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

Author: T. Jeff Chandler
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781745942
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Written by leading experts in exercise science, this text offers everything athletic trainers need to train athletes for maximum performance and prepare for certification. Chapters review the basic science underlying strength training and conditioning and put science into practice with detailed instructions on testing,assessment, exercise techniques,program development, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. Case-based problem solving activities, case examples, real world application boxes, and other features engage readers in decision-making and hands-on training activities. More than 350 full-color illustrations complement the text. A bound-in CD-ROM offers in-the-gym lab assignments,quizzes, and a practical exam with video clips and multiple-choice questions.

NSCA S Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning

Author: Alver, Brent A.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492546184
Release Date: 2017-02-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning is the ideal preparatory guide for those seeking TSAC-F certification. The book is also a great reference for fitness trainers who work with tactical populations such as military, law enforcement, and fire and rescue personnel.