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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition with Web Resource
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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students. This comprehensive resource explains the key theories, concepts and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance. The scope and content have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional. It now offers an expanded ancillary package for instructors with access to a 61- video collection and a test package to assist instructors evaluate students' understanding of key concepts.
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Table of Contents

Selected Contents: Chapter 1. Structure and Function of Body Systems; Chapter 3. Bioenergetics of Exercise and Training; Chapter 5. Adaptations to Anaerobic Training Programs; Chapter 8. Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance; Chapter 9. Basic Nutrition Factors in Health; Chapter 11. Performance-Enhancing Substances and Methods; Chapter 13. Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests; Chapter 15. Exercise Technique for Free-Weight and Machine Training; Chapter 17. Program Design for Resistance Training; Chapter 19. Program Design and Technique for Speed and Agility Training Chapter 21. Periodization; Chapter 23. Facility Design, Layout, and Organization.

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Featured at various sport science and strength and conditioning events throughout the UK and Europe, including ECSS, BASES Annual Conference, UKSCA's Annual Conference, Fitpro and Bodypower. Reviews in UK and European websites, magazines and journals including BASES' The Sport and Exercise Scientist, Fitpro and Strength and Conditioning Journal. Solus emails, inclusion in online newsletters and posted on Human Kinetics' Health and Fitness Blog.

About the Author

G. Gregory Haff is the course coordinator for the postgraduate degree in strength and conditioning at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Australia. N. Travis Triplett is a professor and chairperson of the department of health and exercise science at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

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