SportsVision: Training for Better Performance offers an innovative, dynamic programme to teach athletes to recognise and enhance their visual abilities. This cutting-edge book provides coaches, athletes, sports medicine professionals and parents with more than 50 sports vision training exercises and activities.
ROAR provides Women with all the training and nutrition advice they need to build a rock-solid fitness foundation. Using what she calls "getting fit to get fit," Dr. Stacy Sims presents a comprehensive plan for training the body to optimally adapt to exercise.
Drawing on the latest evidence and organized around the progression along the Talent Development pathway, this book dispels myths about the TD process and offers clear, practical advice. Covering key topics from deliberate practice and fundamental movement skills to managing a TD pathway, it is the only up-to-date, practical guide to TD in sport.
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Offers more than 200 exercises and 50 workouts that show how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures. This title includes programming for strength, power, bodybuilding and toning. It presents conditioning routines for optimal performance in more than 30 sports, including basketball, soccer, track and field and golf.
Provides serious strength trainers and bodybuilders with the keys to creating lean muscle mass. This title focuses on the more elaborate techniques that experienced strength training enthusiasts can use to accelerate their progress. In addition to 60 exercises, 19 stretches and 9 programmes, it's packed with over 1,200 full-colour photographs.
Stretching Anatomy, Third Edition, is a visual guide to stretches for improving range of motion, muscular strength, stamina, posture, and flexibility. It includes full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles and surrounding structures engaged.
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.
Developed by ACSM, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients' and clients' functionality by keeping them physically active. It provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs for persons with chronic and comorbid conditions.
Written by experts in the field, Advanced Exercise Physiology: Essential Concepts and Applications builds upon foundational topics and looks further into key physiological components to help advanced students gain a deeper level of understanding.
The ultimate training resource for athletes and coaches includes more than 262 exercises and drills, programming, and exclusive access to online video library. Assessments provide parameters for individual programs and sport-specific training.
Featuring 40 exercises, 127 workouts, and a full 15-week program, The Modern Art of High Intensity Training offers a visually stunning presentation of all things high intensity. Along with covering the five principles of high intensity training, its eye-catching illustrations convey the strength, power, and beauty of the movements.
In 1959, Liverpool Football Club were in the Second Division. Liverpool Football Club had never won the FA Cup. Fifteen seasons later, Liverpool Football Club had won three League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup. Liverpool Football Club had become the most consistently successful team in England. And the most passionately supported club.
This historical and political overview of drug use in elite sport explains the procedures and protocols of drug testing, examines ethical dimensions of doping, and the political and economic factors that influence the attempts to control doping.
Presents the training timetable used by Olympic gold medalists and champions in all types of sports. This book presents the author's scientifically based principles and how to apply them to optimally train athletes' energy systems for their sports and for their roles in those sports.
This work is a guide to building athletic performance. It follows the same progression as a sound conditioning programme, first testing and building up the nine essential fitness components, next tailoring the training exercises and drills to the development of sport-specific performance factors.
Exploring the nature of coaching, this text covers: educational concepts in coaching; coaching, teaching, and leadership; athletes' learning; coaching communities and the social process; reflective practice; mentoring; and developing expert coaches.
This text explains sport; science medicine, pedagogy, development, psychology, physiology and much more from a dedicated coaching perspective. Case studies and real life coaching examples are used to demonstrate theory in practice.
After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, the author sets out to discover what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. He moved to Iten, Kenya, the running capital of the world, and started investigating. Was it running barefoot to school, the food, the altitude, or something else?
Provides you with physical education for young people with disabilities and helps them get the most out of their sport participation. This title also provides physical education teachers the information they need to develop high quality programmes for people with unique physical education needs.
Written by a coach for coaches across various sports, this title blends the research and accepted practices in the sport sciences with practical advice from seasoned coaching veterans and offers students as well as new and experienced coaches a comprehensive guide to various aspects of coaching.
For the enlightened teacher, assessment can be a powerful tool for informing teaching decisions, improving learning and helping achieve learning standards. This title shows teachers how to develop assessments and gather information that helps monitor student progress, structure effective lessons, and make grading more accurate and systematic.
Enables new students to understand the basic concepts of sport skills acquisition. This book contains chapters that cover important theoretical background and show how this theory can be applied through practical examples from the world of sport. It is aimed at students and teachers in physical education, sport studies and sports science courses.
Explains why children cannot be seen as mini-adults in sport and helps coaches to devise effective ways of working that achieve results but that also take into account the best interests of the child. This book is suitable for students, teachers and practitioners working with children in sport, physical education or developmental contexts.
This book develops an "athlete-centred approach" to sports coaching, which allows athletes to take ownership of their learning, strengthening their ability to retain key skills and to make effective decisions during competition.
Examines the information which is perceived by the human visual system and the way it is utilised to support actions in sport. This book focuses on the diversity of sport-related studies. It covers: cognition in action - indirect theories of perception and action; direct theories of perception and action; and, skill acquisition in sport.