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The Definitive Guide to Strength Training and Conditioning, this book covers everything from stretching and eating to rehab and physiology(see topic below). With study questions and answers, this is the perfect study tool and reference guide for any trainer or exercise enthusiast.
New edition of a reference in which 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. The 26 chapters cover concepts and applications of the exercise sciences, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, program design, and organization and administration of the strength training and conditioning facility. Illustrated with color photographs and charts. Edited by Baechle (Creighton U.) and Earle, both of the NSCA Certification Commission. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
From the Publisher
In Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, the leaders in the
exercise sciences explore the scientific principles, concepts, and
as well as the practical how-tos of strength training and conditioning.
For the first time, students and professionals can turn to a single
for up-to-date, comprehensive information on a full range of strength
conditioning topics. This definitive reference examines the principles
founded in the exercise sciences and how they can best be applied in
safe and effective strength and conditioning programs; explains the
and function of body systems and how they adapt to training; discusses
the necessary steps of testing for strength and conditioning, from
the most appropriate test to evaluating results; provides information
instruction on stretching, plyometrics and speed development exercises,
and lifting and spotting; explains how to design an effective strength
training and conditioning program; and addresses facility management,
equipment issues, facility policies and procedures, staff concerns, and
emergency preparedness issues.