Strength & Conditioning for Team Sports – Paul Gamble

This book is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports.The bookintroduces the core science underpinning different facets of physical preparation, covering all aspects of training prescription and the key components of any degree-level strength and conditioning course

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This book is designed to help trainers and coaches to devise more effective high-performance training programs for team sports.The bookintroduces the core science underpinning different facets of physical preparation, covering all aspects of training prescription and the key components of any degree-level strength and conditioning course, including:

  • physiological and performance testing
  • strength training
  • metabolic conditioning
  • power training
  • agility and speed development
  • training for core stability
  • training periodisation
  • training for injury prevention

Bridging the traditional gap between sports science research and practice, each chapter features guidelines for evidence-based best practice as well as recommendations for approaches to physical preparation to meet the specific needs of team sports players. Fully illustrated throughout, it is essential reading for all serious students of strength and conditioning, and for any practitioner seeking to extend their professional practice

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