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High-performance Sports Conditioning free pdf 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. Finally periodizing the training programme precisely for peak performance at critical points in the competitive season and, if necessary, using a safe and effective reconditioning regimen to bring an athlete back from injury.

About Bill Foran

Bill Foran is the strength and conditioning coach for the Miami Heat. He has a master's degree in exercise physiology from Michigan State University and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Foran resides in Pembroke Pines, Florida.William Kraemer holds multiple appointments at the Pennsylvania State University, where he is professor of applied physiology, director of research in the Center for Sports Medicine, associate director of the Center for Cell Research, and faculty member in the kinesiology department and the Noll Physiological Research Center. He is also editor in chief of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Dr. Kraemer is a former president and vice president of the NSCA- this association honored him with the Sport Scientist of the Year in 1992 and the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994. He is also a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.Nikos Apostolopoulos is the founder of Stretch Therapy and the Serapis Stretch Therapy Clinic, the only clinic in the world pioneering in the development of therapeutic stretching. A graduate of the faculty of physical and health education from the University of Toronto, he has over 17 years of experience in gross and functional anatomy. Apostolopoulos is currently writing a book on stretch therapy, titled A Functional Clinical Anatomy Technique, as well as working toward his doctorate of health science. He resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.Donald Chu is a licensed physical therapist, a certified athletic trainer through the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA), and a CSCS through the NSCA. Dr. Chu, who earned a PhD in physical therapy and kinesiology from Stanford University, is the program director for the physical therapist assistant program at Ohlone College in Fremont, California. He is also a professor emeritus of kinesiology and physical education at California State University, Hayward. Chu, a former president of the NSCA, lives in Alameda, California.Peter Twist has coached more than 500 professional athletes including Mark Messier, Pavel Bure, and Hakeem Olajuwan. He has authored dozens of articles and two books on the subjects of conditioning and quickness, including Complete Conditioning for Ice Hockey (1997 Human Kinetics). Having coached in the NHL for seven years, Twist is currently the president of the Hockey Conditioning Coaches Association and coeditor of the Journal of Hockey Conditioning

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Author : Bill Foran
Publisher : Human Kinetics Europe Ltd
Data Published : 01 June 2000
ISBN : 0736001638
EAN : 9780736001632
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 376 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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