New Functional Training for Sports

New Functional Training for Sports

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Provides trainers and athletes with exercises for improving speed, strength, and power during sport performance, based on best practices in functional training. Describes what functional training is, how to analyze the demands of a specific sport, how to assess the strengths and weaknesses of athletes, how to design a program, and exercises for stretching, and dynamic warm-up; lower body, core, upper body, and pylometric training; Olympic lifting; and performance enhancement programs. This edition updates all information in the original version, Functional Training for Sports, and has new sections on areas like foam rolling and mobility; rewritten chapters to reflect scientific advances, philosophical changes, and additional experience; an updated chapter on core training; and reworked chapters on lower body training. --Publisher's description.
Publisher: Champaign, IL :, Human Kinetics,, [2016]
Edition: Second Edition
ISBN: 9781492530619
Characteristics: xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


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