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ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

by Nicholas Ratamess and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Publication Date: 30/06/2021
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Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ACSM's Foundations of Strength and Conditioning, Second Edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning based on the latest research findings.

This text focuses on practical applications, enabling students to develop, implement, and assess the results of training programs that are designed to optimize strength, power, and athletic performance. A clear, straightforward writing style makes it easy to grasp new concepts, and updated content keeps students current with the latest developments in the field.
  • NEW! Introduction to Nutrition and Supplementation chapter establishes a solid foundation in this key area of training.
  • Myths and Misconceptions boxes debunk popular myths and clarify widespread misconceptions about strength and conditioning.
  • Interpreting Research boxes draw attention to important research findings and explain their application to strength and conditioning practice.
  • Sidebars highlight topical points at a glance.
  • Case Studies throughout the chapters challenge students to evaluate real-world scenarios and devise effective solutions.
  • Exercise boxes provide step-by-step instructions for various exercises, along with photos of the proper positioning and movement, as well as appropriate variations.
  • Caution! boxes within Exercise boxes alert students to important warnings and safety considerations for specific exercises.
  • Review Questions at the end of each chapter enable students to test their knowledge and apply what they've learned.
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Wolters Kluwer Health
Country of origin:
United States
2nd Edition
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