9780736051729

Sport Physiology for Coaches

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  • ISBN13:

    9780736051729

  • ISBN10:

    0736051724

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-04
  • Publisher: HUMAN KINETICS PUBLISHERS

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Summary

Sport consists of preparation and performanceabout 99 percent preparation, 1 percent performance. You know the importance of physical fitness in sport, but do you know how to train your athletes to perform at their best?Sport Physiology for Coachesis designed to help coaches assess, refine, enhance, and improve athletes'performance through an applied approach to exercise physiology. Written primarily for high school coaches, this practical, user-friendly text not only covers training essentials for muscular and energy fitness, but it also provides the hands-on assessments, forms, and training plans to help you implement the concepts in your training sessions.To guide you in the development of a training program for your sport, the book features sample programs for sports involving skill, power, power endurance, intermittent activity, and aerobic activity. You'll learn the principles behind development of muscular and energy fitness, differentiate between myth and science, and glean the latest training techniques and lessons from science and top coaches. In the end, you'll come away with a systematic approach and integrated training plan for developing your athletes'energy and muscular fitness. With Sport Physiology for Coaches,you'll discover how knowledge of sport physiology and training can contribute to your athletes'success and to your understanding and enjoyment of coaching.Sport Physiology for Coachesserves as the text for the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) Silver Level course, Sport Physiology for Coaches.

Table of Contents

ASEP Silver level Series Preface vii
Preface ix
PART I The Athlete, the Coach, and Sport Physiology
1(38)
Introduction to Sport Physiology
3(10)
What Is Sport Physiology?
4(2)
Sources of Sport Physiology Information
6(4)
Learning Aids
10(3)
Principles of Training
13(16)
Fallacies of Training
22(4)
Learning Aids
26(3)
Individual Response to Training
29(10)
Maturation
31(1)
Other Factors
32(4)
Learning Aids
36(3)
PART II Muscular Fitness Training
39(82)
Defining Muscular Fitness
41(18)
Muscle Structure and Contraction
43(4)
Muscles and Movement
47(2)
Heredity Versus Training
49(1)
Components of Muscular Fitness
50(7)
Learning Aids
57(2)
Assessing Muscular Fitness
59(22)
Administering Tests
64(1)
Sample Tests
65(14)
Learning Aids
79(2)
Developing Muscular Fitness
81(40)
Resistance Training Terms
84(4)
Organizing a Strength Training Program
88(11)
Developing Strength
99(1)
Developing Power
100(1)
Developing Power Endurance
101(4)
Progression and Periodization
105(5)
Improving Speed
110(4)
Improving Flexibility
114(3)
Improving Agility and Balance
117(2)
Learning Aids
119(2)
PART III Energy Fitness Training
121(54)
Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems
123(16)
Sport-Specific Training
131(4)
Learning Aids
135(4)
Assessing Energy Fitness
139(12)
Anaerobic Power
140(2)
Aerobic Energy Fitness
142(7)
Learning Aids
149(2)
Developing Energy Fitness
151(24)
Overload
153(14)
Duration of Energy Training
167(5)
Learning Aids
172(3)
PART IV Training Program Development
175(70)
Developing Training Programs
177(20)
Goal Setting and Needs Analysis
179(1)
Periodize the Training Plan
180(4)
Weekly Periodization
184(2)
The Weekly Plan
186(5)
Monitor Your Athletes
191(4)
Learning Aids
195(2)
Sample Training Programs
197(32)
Skill Sport: Golf
198(1)
Power Sports: Football Lineman
199(1)
Power Endurance Sport: Wrestling
199(1)
Intermittent Sport: Soccer
200(1)
Aerobic (Endurance) Sport: Cross Country Running
200(27)
Learning Aids
227(2)
Performance and Health
229(16)
Mental Health Behaviors
233(2)
Avoiding Overtraining
235(1)
Career Development
236(1)
Multiyear Planning
236(5)
Learning Aids
241(4)
Appendix A: Flexibility Exercises 245(10)
Appendix B: Exercises for Core Training and Specific Muscle Groups 255(8)
Appendix C: Plyometric Training Exercises 263(6)
Appendix D: Designing Appropriate Tests 269(8)
Appendix E: Using Training Impulse Guidelines (TRIMPS) to Plan Training 277(4)
Appendix F: Answers to Review Questions 281(4)
Appendix G: Answers to Practical Activities 285(6)
Appendix H: Suggested Readings 291(2)
Glossary 293(8)
References 301(2)
Index 303(6)
About the Authors 309

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