9780736001632

High-Performance Sports Conditioning

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736001632

  • ISBN10:

    0736001638

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-07-16
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics

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Summary

Today's athletes are breaking records that many thought were untouchablein large part due to the major advances in sports training. High-Performance Sports Conditioningcombines these superior modern methods with sample training programs, workouts, and drills to serve as the only conditioning guide you'll need this season.This landmark book presents the principles and practices of this new era of athletic training in the most thorough and useful text ever of its kind. The first step in building a conditioning program is testing and building up the nine essential fitness components including power, strength, speed, quickness, coordination, agility, flexibility, local muscular endurance, and cardiovascular aerobic capacity and endurance. Next you tailor the training exercises and drills to the development of sport-specific performance factors. Then you periodize the training program precisely for peak performance at critical points in the competitive season, and if necessary, use a safe and effective reconditioning regimen to bring an athlete back from injury.High-Performance Sports Conditioningbrings together 22 of the finest and most respected contributors ever assembled for a sports conditioning guide. The strength and conditioning coaches for the Cleveland Indians, Vancouver Canucks, Miami Heat, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Mutiny, United States Olympic Training Center, and other top sports organizations share their best drills and workouts for developing full athletic potential in 11 sports. Internationally acclaimed experts such as Don Chu on power, Mark Verstegen on coordination and agility, and Tudor Bompa on periodization provide the very best information and insights in their respective areas of training.The revolutionary training system found in High-Performance Sports Conditioningreveals the future of athletic strength and conditioning and will be the training bible for coaches and athletes for many seasons to come.

Table of Contents

The Functional Training Advantage vii
Part I Developing the Sports Performance Foundation 1(212)
Establishing a Solid Fitness Base
3(16)
William J. Kraemer
Ana L. Gomez
Baseline Sports-Fitness Testing
19(30)
Gray Cook
Performance Flexibility
49(14)
Nikos Apostolopoulos
Muscular Strength and Stamina
63(20)
Steven Scott Plisk
Explosive Power
83(16)
Donald A. Chu
Lightning Quickness
99(20)
Peter Twist
3-D Balance and Core Stability
119(20)
E. Paul Roetert
Agility and Coordination
139(28)
Mark Verstegen
Brandon Marcello
Acceleration and Speed
167(26)
George Blough Dintiman
Aerobic Capacity for Endurance
193(20)
Jack Daniels
PART II Developing a Sports Performance Training Program 213(132)
Incorporating Sport-Specific Skills Into Conditioning
215(52)
Overview
215(2)
Eric Lawson
Baseball
217(5)
Fernando Montes
Basketball
222(6)
Bill Foran
Distance Running
228(9)
Jack Daniels
Football
237(4)
Kent Johnston
Golf
241(6)
Pete Draovitch
Hockey
247(5)
Peter Twist
Soccer
252(5)
Vern Gambetta
Tennis
257(5)
E. Paul Roetert
Barrett Bugg
Volleyball
262(5)
Courtney Carter
Periodizing Training for Peak Performance
267(16)
Tudor O. Bompa
Designing Periodized Training Programs
283(44)
Baseball
284(6)
Fernando Montes
Basketball
290(4)
Bill Foran
Distance Running
294(7)
Jack Daniels
Football
301(4)
Kent Johnston
Golf
305(4)
Pete Draovitch
Hockey
309(5)
Peter Twist
Soccer
314(4)
Vern Gambetta
Tennis
318(4)
E. Paul Roetert
Volleyball
322(5)
Courtney Carter
Restoring Performance After Injury
327(18)
Todd S. Ellenbecker
References and Resources 345(8)
Index 353(8)
About the Editor 361(1)
About the Contributors 362

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