This is a reference for strength and conditioning specialists, health and fitness professionals, personal trainers and exercise scientists. This research-based book details the physiological and biomechanical aspects of designing resistance training programmes for improved power, strength and performance in athletes. It is based on the authors' experiences as teachers, coaches and researchers. It provides readers with a scientific basis for resistance training, plus how to test, monitor and evaluate adaptations for varied training programmes. With a strong scientific foundation and the tools to put theory into practice, readers will learn the skills to develop effective training programmes for clients and athletes at all levels.Über den Autor:
Michael Stone is currently director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of Kinesiology, Leisure and Sport Sciences at East Tennessee State University. He helped to establish the NSCA, as well as the British Strength and Conditioning Association. Meg Stone is director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. She was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. William Sands is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for USOC.
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