The Care & Feeding of a Soccer Player: Find and Exceed Your Potential on the Field

The Care & Feeding of a Soccer Player: Find and Exceed Your Potential on the Field

by Toni Tickel Branner



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979604621
Publisher: Blue Water Press, LLC
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Care and Feeding Series
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword   Paul R. Stricker, MD     v
Acknowledgements     ix
Introduction     1
Soccer: Why Play? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly     5
Developing the Total Soccer Athlete: Fitness Components You Need to Excel     11
Why Warm Up? Circulatory Warm-up and Stretching     25
Advanced Training Techniques for the Serious Soccer Athlete     31
Basic Injury Prevention and Treatment: When To Seek Professional Help     51
Focus and Mental Preparation for Athletics   Charee Boulter, PhD     61
Managing Stress: The Mind-Body Connection     75
Time Management for Busy Soccer Players: Notes from Student Athletes     83
Oxidative Stress and Free Radicals: Why Soccer Players Need Fruits and Veggies     91
Whole Food Nutrition for Soccer Players and their Families     101
Eating In, Eating Out, and Grocery Shopping: A Practical Guide for Athletes     123
Hydration for Soccer Players     139
Body Image and Disordered Eating   Charee Boulter, PhD     145
Getting the Most Out of Summer Camps and Outside Training Programs     155
Surviving and Thriving as a Soccer Family$dContributed by the Rogers Family     159
Life Lessons Gained through Soccer     171
Recommended Resources     176

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