Optimal Muscle Training

ISBN-10: 0736081720

ISBN-13: 9780736081726

Edition: 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Ken Kinakin

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Book/DVD package now in paperbook that shows how to enhance muscle functioning, leading to better performance, greater strength gains, and fewer injuries. Menu-driven DVD allows users to visualize the subtleties of the tests and exercises, and offers the convenience of accessing specific information quickly and easily. Book provides the background on how many muscles develop imbalances, how testing will pinpoint problems, and how training to correct imbalances optimizes muscle function. Includes exercises and their modifications for improving muscle function based on the testing results. Demonstrates 32 free weight exercise techniques based on the proper mechanics and structure of the joints and muscles.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 11/14/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 136
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Product Features
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Anatomy of Optimizing Strength
Four Types of Weight-Training Dysfunction
Causes of Weight-Training Dysfunction
Assessment of Weight-Training Function
Summary
Assessing Weight-Training Readiness
Self-Test
Exercise Test
Functional Muscle Test
Treatment of Weight-Training Dysfunctions
Summary
Linking Muscles to Exercise Movement
Deltoid Muscle
Rotator Cuff Muscles
Chest Muscles
Biceps Muscles
Triceps Muscle
Forearm Muscles
Upper-Back Muscles
Lower-Back and Hip Muscles
Quadriceps Femoris Muscles
Hamstring Muscles
Calf Muscles
Abdominal Muscles
Summary
Analyzing the Risk-Benefit Ratio of Weight-Training Exercises
Risk-Benefit Coding System
Variables That Affect the Risk-Benefit Ratio
Risk-Benefit Ratio of Weight-Training Exercise Parameters
Summary
Designing Training Programs for Optimal Strength
Program Design
Weight-Training Readiness Screen
Weight-Training Readiness Exam
Determine Training Goals and Desired Outcomes
Design a Functional Training Program
Design an Optimal Training Program
Summary
Resources
Index
About the Author
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