The third edition of Strength Training Anatomy offers the most compelling artwork ever applied to a strength training resource. Packed with over 600 anatomical illustrations of muscles from each major muscle group, the updated edition features 48 additional pages, 12 new exercises, and 18 stretches.
The popularity of endurance sports continues to grow worldwide. Now, from the National Strength and Conditioning Association comes the definitive resource for developing the endurance training programs that maximize performance and minimize injuries.
Explores all aspects of diagnosis and management of sports-related injuries and physical activity such as the fundamental principles of sports medicine, diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, enhancement of sports performance and dealing with special groups of participants.
Pregnancy Fitness covers all physical and physiological aspects of pregnancy, birth, and recovery. Practical and accessible, it delivers stretching, strengthening, and functional exercises as well as sample workout programs to take you safely and confidently through each phase of pregnancy and postpartum fitness.
A guide to increasing core strength, stability and flexibility. Whether you're just beginning your routine or looking to enhance an existing conditioning programme, it features over 100 exercises and 60 programmes to show how muscles interact with surrounding joints and skeletal structures.
This work explores the question: if exercise affects reproductive hormones, then could the reproductive hormones have physiological effects unrelated to reproduction that influence the capacity of women to exercise, and could account for some of the variance in physiological performance within women across the age span from menarche to menopause.
Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition provides readers with a preparatory look at the exciting field of sport and exercise nutrition, including its foundational concepts and the diverse career options available.
Combining BTECÂ s team of experts with experienced sport and exercise sciences teachers, authors, specification writers and verifiers, to put everything candidates and tutors need for BTEC success at their fingertips.
Tudor O. Bompa, the pioneer of periodization training, and Carlo A. Buzzichelli, one of the world's foremost experts on training methods, use scientific support and their expertise to teach you how to maximize training gains with periodization.
Soccer: Steps to Success, Fourth Edition, provides players and coaches alike with progressive and detailed information on the individual skills and team tactics they need to excel on the field. This full-color book covers every aspect of soccer: dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, tackling, defending, heading, and goalkeeping.
This volume brings together articles, original essays and critical reflections on physical culture and the body today. Covering conceptual, methodological and empirical topics from phenomenology and feminist ethnography to basketball, boxing and cycling, this is an essential text for anyone researching the body.
This comprehensive guide for soccer conditioning includes proven techniques to improve speed, strength, power, and agility; position-specific training guidelines; and injury prevention, management, and return-to-play protocols.
Soccer Speed addresses all aspects of speed, including physical conditioning, tactical skills, and mental strategies, with 36 drills and small-sided games. Players will learn to retain and regain possession, change direction quickly, master one-touch passing and receiving, and employ strategies to unbalance the opposition.
Advanced Sports Nutrition, Third Edition, offers research-based nutrition guidance for the athlete. It covers nutrition sources, fueling strategies for optimal performance, factors affecting nutrition needs, and plans for athletes in power, endurance, and combined power and endurance sports.
The 2nd edition integrates the latest research on the function of the endocrine system in physical activity, and how hormonal responses affect many other organs and systems of the body. Coverage includes athletic amenorrhea, osteopenia, sarcopenia and more.
This resource will help yoga teachers, physical therapists, and individuals with disabilities create safe and effective yoga practices that accommodate conditions such as low back pain, arthritis, spinal cord injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, limb amputation, Parkinson's, and multiple sclerosis.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Sport delivers a comprehensive view of DEI issues in sport organizations. Readers will understand key areas that affect sport administration and will develop the skills to implement best practices and lead an equitable and diverse sport environment.
Award-winning author Herbie Sykes presents a unique book marking the centenary of Italy's great race. Featuring scrapbook contributions and interviews with one hundred of the race's constituents, the book is a journey to the heart of what makes the race so special.
Renowned sport psychologist Bill Beswick shares mental training techniques he developed for England's Premier League-building mental toughness, fostering team cohesion, and visualizing success. As he establishes the theory, Bill provides examples and case studies from teams such as Manchester United, Middlesbrough and The England National team.
Fitness Professional's Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource, provides current and future fitness professionals with the knowledge to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise.
The fourth edition of Strength Training Anatomy offers the most compelling artwork ever applied to a strength training resource. Packed with over 700 anatomical illustrations of muscles from each major muscle group, this edition features over 60 additional pages and 231 exercises.
Includes 74 effective swimming exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-colour anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles in action. This book helps swimmer learn how exercises can be modified to target specific areas, improve form in the water and minimise common swimming injuries.
The New Power Eating delivers a science-based nutrition plan that explains what to eat and when and how to customize your diet for your physique, performance, and energy needs. This is the authoritative guide for adding muscle and cutting fat.
Advance your mountain biking experience even further with Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Third Edition. Learn from the firsthand advice and personal experiences of world champion Brian Lopes. The third edition features more high-quality photos, improved instruction, and new techniques and tips for every riding style.
Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair teaches you how to repair your bike with minimal investment in specialized tools. Written for the do-it-yourselfer, not the professional mechanic, each repair includes step-by-step instructions and photo sequences, making the book an accessible and essential resource for any cyclist.
This book contains everything needed to know about running the half marathon, including where to begin, what to focus on, pacing, how to avoid injury, how to track progress, how to stay the course and how to improve. Whether this is their first or their fiftieth half marathon, there is a plan for everyone.
Brompton Bicycle tells the fascinating story behind one of the world's most unusual and popular folding bikes. It also details how you can modify and convert your Brompton and acts as a unique maintenance and repair manual, full of tips you won't find in any standard bike repair book.
A requirement in all sports science courses, exercise physiology examines how the body's physiological systems behave during exercise. This study offers a concise and focused look at its subject, with a highly interactive approach that includes problem-solving and laboratory work.
Pilates Anatomy, Second Edition, takes you inside the exercises and programs that will tone the body, stabilize the core, and increase flexibility. With detailed descriptions and stunning artwork for 46 mat exercises, this book will strengthen your mind and body.
Soccer Anatomy, Second Edition, combines step-by-step instructions and full-color anatomical illustrations to convey proper form of soccer-specific exercises that increase speed, strength, and agility as well as prevent injury.
Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for children and young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition offers an holistic approach to training centred on long-term athletic development and young athlete welfare.
Going far beyond standard pull-ups, push-ups, and squats, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy presents 156 unique exercises that work every muscle in the body. Detailed anatomical artwork accompanies step-by-step instructions for performing each exercise anytime, anywhere, without the need for equipment or machines.
Provides you with a fresh approach to running, achieving your goals and setting your personal best. This title challenges the stereotypes, removes the doubts and erases the self-imposed limitations by prescribing not only what to do but also how to do it. It helps you learn how to overcome the obstacles that prevent you from running faster.