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Sport Physiology for Coaches

ISBN-10: 0736051724
ISBN-13: 9780736051729
Edition: 2006
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Description: Sport consists of preparation and performance-about 99 percent preparation, 1 percent performance. You know the importance of physical fitness in sport, but do you know how to train your athletes to perform at their best?Sport Physiology for Coaches  More...

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Book details

List price: $39.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 1/4/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Sport consists of preparation and performance-about 99 percent preparation, 1 percent performance. You know the importance of physical fitness in sport, but do you know how to train your athletes to perform at their best?Sport Physiology for Coaches is designed to help coaches assess, refine, enhance, and improve athletes' performance through an applied approach to exercise physiology. Written primarily for high school coaches, this practical, user-friendly text not only covers training essentials for muscular and energy fitness, but it also provides the hands-on assessments, forms, and training plans to help you implement the concepts in your training sessions.To guide you in the development of a training program for your sport, the book features sample programs for sports involving skill, power, power endurance, intermittent activity, and aerobic activity. You'll learn the principles behind development of muscular and energy fitness, differentiate between myth and science, and glean the latest training techniques and lessons from science and top coaches. In the end, you'll come away with a systematic approach and integrated training plan for developing your athletes' energy and muscular fitness. With Sport Physiology for Coaches, you'll discover how knowledge of sport physiology and training can contribute to your athletes' success and to your understanding and enjoyment of coaching.Sport Physiology for Coaches serves as the text for the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) Silver Level course, Sport Physiology for Coaches.

ASEP Silver level Series Preface
Preface
The Athlete, the Coach, and Sport Physiology
Introduction to Sport Physiology
What Is Sport Physiology?
Sources of Sport Physiology Information
Learning Aids
Principles of Training
Fallacies of Training
Learning Aids
Individual Response to Training
Maturation
Other Factors
Learning Aids
Muscular Fitness Training
Defining Muscular Fitness
Muscle Structure and Contraction
Muscles and Movement
Heredity Versus Training
Components of Muscular Fitness
Learning Aids
Assessing Muscular Fitness
Administering Tests
Sample Tests
Learning Aids
Developing Muscular Fitness
Resistance Training Terms
Organizing a Strength Training Program
Developing Strength
Developing Power
Developing Power Endurance
Progression and Periodization
Improving Speed
Improving Flexibility
Improving Agility and Balance
Learning Aids
Energy Fitness Training
Anaerobic and Aerobic Energy Systems
Sport-Specific Training
Learning Aids
Assessing Energy Fitness
Anaerobic Power
Aerobic Energy Fitness
Learning Aids
Developing Energy Fitness
Overload
Duration of Energy Training
Learning Aids
Training Program Development
Developing Training Programs
Goal Setting and Needs Analysis
Periodize the Training Plan
Weekly Periodization
The Weekly Plan
Monitor Your Athletes
Learning Aids
Sample Training Programs
Skill Sport: Golf
Power Sport: Football Lineman
Power Endurance Sport: Wrestling
Intermittent Sport: Soccer
Aerobic (Endurance) Sport: Cross Country Running
Learning Aids
Performance and Health
Mental Health Behaviors
Avoiding Overtraining
Career Development
Multiyear Planning
Learning Aids
Flexibility Exercises
Exercises for Core Training and Specific Muscle Groups
Plyometric Training Exercises
Designing Appropriate Tests
Using Training Impulse Guidelines (TRIMPS) to Plan Training
Answers to Review Questions
Answers to Practical Activities
Suggested Readings
Glossary
References
Index
About the Authors

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