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ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

Edition: 2
9781975118761
ISBN/ISSN:
9781975118761
Publication Date:
March 18, 2021
2021-03-18
9781975118761
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Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioningoffers a comprehensive introduction to ...
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  • Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioningoffers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning. This updated 2nd edition focuses on practical applications, empowering students and practitioners to develop, implement, and assess the results of training programs that are designed to optimize strength, power, and athletic performance. Clear, straightforward writing helps students master new concepts with ease, and engaging learning features throughout the text provide the understanding and confidence to apply lessons to clinical practice. 
    • 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.
    • Case Studies throughout the chapters challenge you to evaluate real-world scenarios and devise effective solutions.
    • Exercise boxes provide step-by-step instructions for various exercises, as well as Caution! alerts that highlight important safety considerations.
    • Sidebars highlight topical points at a glance.
    • Review Questions at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned.

     

  • Edition
    2
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975118761
    Product Format
    Vitalsource Interactive eBook
    Series
    American College of Sports Medicine
    Edition
    2
    Publication Date
    March 18, 2021
  • Nicholas Ratamess PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

    American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Preface ............................................................................................................................................................................ vi
    User’s Guide .................................................................................................................................................................. vii
    Reviewers ....................................................................................................................................................................... xi
    Acknowledgments ........................................................................................................................................................ xii
    PART ONE Foundations ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 1
    1 Introduction to Strength Training and Conditioning ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 3
    2 Biomechanics of Force Production and Performance ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 22
    3 Basic Nutrition ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 47
    PART TWO Physiological Responses and Adaptations ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 73
    4 Neural Adaptations to Training ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 75
    5 Muscular Adaptations to Training ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 96
    6 Connective Tissue Adaptations to Training ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 126
    7 Endocrine System Responses and Adaptations ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 145
    8 Metabolic Responses and Adaptations to Training ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 178
    9 Responses and Adaptations of the Cardiorespiratory System ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 210
    10 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 237
    PART THREE Strength Training and Conditioning Program Design ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 249
    11 Warm-Up, Flexibility, and Myofascial Release ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 251
    12 Resistance Training Program Design ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 287
    13 Resistance Training Equipment and Safety ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 336
    14 Resistance Training Exercises ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 367
    15 Plyometric Training ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 447
    16 Sprint and Agility Training ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 500
    17 Aerobic Training ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 535
    18 Training Periodization and Tapering ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 570
    PART FOUR Assessment ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 591
    19 Assessment and Evaluation ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 593
    Index ............................................................................................................................................................................ 647
    CONTENTS
    • 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.
    • Case Studies throughout the chapters challenge you to evaluate real-world scenarios and devise effective solutions.
    • Exercise boxes provide step-by-step instructions for various exercises, as well as Caution! alerts that highlight important safety considerations.
    • Sidebars highlight topical points at a glance.
    • Review Questions at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned.

     

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