ISBN 9780781745949,Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance

Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance



Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780781745949

ISBN-10 0781745942


Number of Pages 488 Pages
Language (English)

Medical physics

Conditioning for Strength and Human Performance is an entry-level textbook for use in strength and conditioning courses. This textbook bridges the gap between science and practice, and offers step-by-step instruction on resistance training design needs analysis, data analysis, exercise selection and sequence, and program design and periodization. It focuses on the crucial content for comprehension of the subject area and for passing a certification examination.


Student CD-ROM with:

Practical Exam with Video Clips to demonstrate exercises followed by a few multiple choice questions to identify exercises and proper form.
Lab Assignments offer suggestions for lab activities for practice and further development of skills.
Quiz Tool with multiple choice questions to let students evaluate their grasp of the material.
Additional Case Examples
Sequence Boxes present step-by-step instruction and illustration of exercises and movements students will use in practice.
Real World Application Boxes offer real life examples and demonstrate how to apply the material to real world training situations.
Renowned contributors offer their knowledge on their specific areas of expertise.
Full color illustrations and photographs created specifically for this book enhance concepts and reinforce learning.
Maxing Out boxes at the end of each chapter are case-based activities consisting of questions and answers based on real-life scenarios. They contain challenging content that require students to apply what they have read in order to come up with the answer.
Q & A from the Field is a simulated "ask-the-expert" column where each question comes from the point of view of a professional.
Case Examples walk students through the design and implementation of a program. They each contain: