Functional Training Handbook / Edition 1

Functional Training Handbook / Edition 1

by Craig Liebenson
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Functional Training Handbook / Edition 1

Reach a whole new level of physical training with Functional Training Handbook, whose big-picture approach to movement fosters lifelong health, mobility, and athletic development. This practical guide delivers clear, how-to- information, an array of sport-specific guidelines, and key principles that will keep your clients at peak performance.
Join the revolution to improve sports performance, treat injury, and re-train patterns with this comprehensive guide to the body and its movement.

  • Sport specific chapters include Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Football, Golf, Hockey, Mixed Martial Arts, Olympic Weight Lifting, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Surfing, and Tennis. 
  • Emphasis on functional exercise explores the physics of weight-bearing and balance to reduce repetitive motion injuries
  • Guides to injury prevention, safe workouts, re-injury avoidance, and practical strategies for active athletes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781582559209
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 06/27/2014
Edition description: First
Pages: 472
Sales rank: 578,237
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Foreword Mark Verstegen xi

Foreword Gary Cook xiii

Preface xv

Acknowledgements xvii

Part 1 Fundamentals 01

1 The Functional Approach Craig Liebenson 1

2 The Role of Musculoskeletal Fitness in Injury Prevention in Sport Ámi Árnason 5

3 Bridging the Gap from Rehabilitation to Performance Sue Falsone 19

4 Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization: Exercises Based on Developmental Kinesiology Models Alena Kobesova Petra Valouchova Pavel Kolar 25

5 The Clinical Audit Process and Determining the Key Link Craig Liebenson 53

6 Functional Evaluation of Faulty Movement Patterns Craig Liebenson Jason Brown Nathan J. Sermersheim 59

7 Fundamentals of Training the Locomotot System Craig Liebenson Jason Brown Jeff Cubos 93

Part 2 Sport-Specific Training Considerations 115

8 Baseball Ken Crenshaw Nathan Shaw Neil Rampe 115

9 Basketball Koichi Sato Yohei Shimokochi 135

10 Cycling Pamela E. Wilson 159

11 Dance Robert Lardner Jonathan A. Mackoff 169

12 Football Ryan Van Matre 181

13 Golf Greg Rose 187

14 Hockey James W. George Stéphane Cazeault Clayton D. Skaggs 201

15 Mixed Martial Arts Ryan Van Matte 209

16 Olympic Weight Lifting Stuart McGill John Gray 217

17 Skiing Ståle Hauge 231

18 Soccer Ståle Hauge 235

19 Swimming Brett J. Lemire 245

20 Surfing Tim Brown Christopher J. Prosser 255

21 Tennis Todd S. Ellenbecker Mark Kovaes Paul Roetert 263

Part 3 Strength and Conditioning Considerations 271

22 Establishing Functional Baselines and Appropriate Training for Off-Season Conditioning and Injury Prevention Kyle B. Kiesel Phillip J. Plisky 271

23 Running in Sport Sue Falsone 283

24 The Dead Lift Charlie Weingroff 293

25 Off-Season Considerations Tor Baseball Eric Cressey 297

26 Off-Season Considerations for Basketball Brijssh Patel Arthur D. Homo 309

27 Off-Season Considerations for Hockey Michael Boyle 321

28 Training Strategies for Developing Explosive Power in Mixed Martial Arts and Other Sports Chad Waterbury 329

29 Off-Season Considerations for Soccer Joseph Przytula 343

Part 4 Region-Specific Considerations 355

30 Injury Prevention in Running Sports Michael Fredericson Cameron Harrison

31 Prevention of Knee Injury in Women Timothy E. Hewett Gregory D. Myer 361

32 Nonoperative Shoulder Rehabilitation Using the Kinetic Chain Aaron Sciascia W. Ben Kibler 369

33 Treating and Preventing Injury in the Overhead Athlete Michael M. Reinold Charles D. Simpson II 381

Part 5 Motor Control and Athletic Development 393

34 Principles of Athletic Development Craig Liebenson Roy Page 393

35 Coaching Fundamentals-A Skill Acquisition Perspective Craig Liedenson 425

Index 435

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