Strength Training for Sport: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

Strength Training for Sport: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine / Edition 1

by William J. Kraemer, Hakkinen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632055685

ISBN-13: 9780632055685

Pub. Date: 12/04/2001

Publisher: Wiley

A high-quality complement to the handbooks on particular sports, the handbookon Strength Training for Sport presents both the basic concepts and theoretical background for sports-specific strength training as well as the practical consideration in designing the overall program. Separate chapters deal with periodization, gender differences, detraining, and

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A high-quality complement to the handbooks on particular sports, the handbookon Strength Training for Sport presents both the basic concepts and theoretical background for sports-specific strength training as well as the practical consideration in designing the overall program. Separate chapters deal with periodization, gender differences, detraining, and over training. Sample programs are presented for soccer, volleyball, wrestling, endurance running, swimming, and shot put and discus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632055685
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2001
Series:
Olympic Handbook Of Sports Medicine Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors, vi

Forewords by the IOC, vii

Preface, ix

Acknowledgements, x

1 A brief history of strength training and basic principles and concepts, 1
Andrew C. Fry and Robert U. Newton

2 Training-specific characteristics of neuromuscular performance, 20
Keijo Hakkinen

3 Developing a strength training workout, 37
William J. Kraemer

4 Periodization of training, 55
Steven J. Fleck

5 Periodized training programmes for athletes, 69
Hiroshi Hasegawa, Joseph Dziados, Robert U. Newton, Andrew C. Fry, William J , Kraemer and Keijo Hakkinen

6 Special considerations in strength training, 135
Andrew C. Fry, Keijo Hakkinen and William J. Kraemer

7 Medical aspects and administrative concerns in strength training, 163
William J. Kraemer and Joseph Dziados

Index, 177

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