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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning (Hardcover)

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This textbook is for students and professionals in sport science, strength and conditioning, and athlete training. Stressing the scientific perspective, coverage encompasses body systems, exercise techniques and training, program design, testing and evaluation, and facilities. Material covered corresponds to the requirements of the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Exam. Learning features include key points, key terms, study questions, and sample resistance training programs for several sports. The color layout offers color photos and color-coded boxes and summary charts. This fourth edition contains updated research. There is a new chapter on exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements, along with expanded info on agility. This edition offers 10 new fitness tests and new flexibility, resistance training, and plyometric exercises. Also new is a web site offering 21 resistance training videos. There are also many new features online for instructors. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 735
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Bodybuilding + Weight Training
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Language: English
Street Date: November 16, 2015
TCIN: 50687927
UPC: 9781492501626
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-2124
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