The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness and Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches / Edition 1

The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness and Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches / Edition 1

by Donald T. Kirkendall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807858579

ISBN-13: 9780807858578

Pub. Date: 11/26/2007

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

With decades of combined experience treating and training elite soccer players, exercise physiologist Donald Kirkendall and orthopedic specialist William E. Garrett Jr. present a comprehensive guide to health and fitness for soccer players, offering expert advice for soccer teams at all levels. The book addresses the physical and mental demands of the game,

Overview

With decades of combined experience treating and training elite soccer players, exercise physiologist Donald Kirkendall and orthopedic specialist William E. Garrett Jr. present a comprehensive guide to health and fitness for soccer players, offering expert advice for soccer teams at all levels. The book addresses the physical and mental demands of the game, including the differences between boys' and girls' games and the differences in the levels of play in youth, college, and professional leagues; nutrition fundamentals, including food, drink, and vitamin supplements; physiology and training methods, with an emphasis on the basic elements of flexibility, speed, strength, and conditioning; and injury treatment and prevention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858578
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/26/2007
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.76(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.76(d)

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