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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of Strength and Conditioning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Eccentric Exercise

    Physiology and application in sport and rehabilitation

    By Hans Hoppeler

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and application

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    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. Drawing upon leading up-to-date research in all aspects of fitness and movement skill development, the book adopts a holistic...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Science and Football VII

    The Proceedings of the Seventh World Congress on Science and Football

    Edited by Hiroyuki Nunome, Barry Drust, Brian Dawson

    Science and Football VII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ‘football’. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Food, Nutrition and Sports Performance III

    Edited by Ronald J. Maughan, Susan M. Shirreffs

    As sport has become more professionalised over the last thirty years, so the role of nutrition in promoting health and performance has become ever more important to athletes who search for the extra edge to succeed in their respective sports. With the expansion in the provision of medical and...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports

    Sport-Specific Physical Preparation for High Performance, second edition

    By Paul Gamble

    Strength and Conditioning for Team Sports is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports. This remains the only evidence-based study of sport-specific practice to focus on team sports and features all-new chapters covering...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Personal Training

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By James Crossley

    Personal Training: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, draws together in one unique volume the personal, practical and business skills central to becoming a successful personal trainer. This accessible book introduces you to the fundamentals of applied exercise prescription and programme design,...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Psychology of Strength and Conditioning

    Edited by David Tod, David Lavallee

    An effective strength and conditioning program underpins the training regime of every successful athlete or sportsperson and it is now widely recognized that psychology plays a significant role in the application of strength and conditioning principles. This is the first book to examine the...

    Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Strength and Conditioning

    A concise introduction

    By John Cissik

    Strength and Conditioning offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic training, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together...

    Published September 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Training for Sports Speed and Agility

    An Evidence-Based Approach

    By Paul Gamble

    Speed and agility are central to success in a wide range of sports. Training for Sports Speed and Agility is the first evidence-based study of all those aspects of athletic preparation that contribute to the expression of speed and agility during competition. Drawing on the very latest scientific...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Science of Gymnastics

    Edited by Monèm Jemni

    The Science of Gymnastics is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the fundamental physiological, biomechanical and psychological principles underpinning this most demanding of sports. Drawing on cutting edge scientific research, and including contributions from leading international...

    Published January 21st 2011 by Routledge