Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

ISBN-10: 0880117060

ISBN-13: 9780880117067

Edition: 2007

Authors: Michael Stone, William A. Sands, Megan Stone

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List price: $86.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 3/9/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Introduction: Definitions, Objectives, Tasks, and Principles of Training
Defining Training
Training Objectives
The Main Tasks of Training
Principles of Training
Basics of Muscle Contraction and Mechanics
Neuromuscular Physiology
Defining Muscle
Muscle Structure and Function
Muscle Contraction
Biomechanics of Resistance Training
Microanatomical and Force-Producing Characteristics: Sarcomere
Macroanatomical Considerations: Muscle
Strength, Work, and Power
Bioenergetics and Metabolism
Bioenergetics and Metabolic Factors
Adenosine Triphosphate
The Bioenergetic Systems
Fuel Efficiency
Energy Production Power (Rate) and Capacity
Substrate Depletion and Repletion: Recovery
The Metabolic Cost of Exercise
Neuroendocrine Factors
Neurotransmitter Release
Hormone Release
Hormone Mechanisms of Action
Hormone Action and Regulation
Hormone Function During Resistance Training
Nutrition and Metabolic Factors
Energy Expenditure and Energy Intake
Caloric Density and Nutrient Density
Measurement of Energy Expenditure
Vitamins and Minerals
Practical Nutritional Considerations for Athletes
Ergogenic Aids
Environmental Ergogenic Aids
Psychological Ergogenic Aids
Mechanical Ergogenic Aids
Pharmaceuticals (Drugs) and Nutritional Supplements
Ongoing Issues in the Ergogenics Debate
Adaptations and Benefits of Resistance Training
Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation
Principles of Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation
Practical Aspects of Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation
Monitoring Resistance Training
Importance of Monitoring Resistance Training
Purposes of Monitoring Resistance Training
Aspects of Resistance Training Worth Monitoring
How to Monitor Resistance Training
Analyzing Training Monitoring Data
Single-Subject Design Investigations and Monitoring
Graphing, Trend Analysis, and Autocorrelation
Statistical Process Control
Expert Systems
Physical and Physiological Adaptations to Resistance Training
Definitions and Key Factors of Training Adaptation
Training Adaptations To Different Training Protocols
Psychological Aspects of Resistance Training
Literature on Psychology and Resistance Training
Psychological Skills
Training Principles, Theory, and Practical Application
Modes of Resistance Training
Basic Training Principles
Explosive Strength and Power
Movement Pattern Specificity
Transfer-of-Training Effect
Advantages and Disadvantages Associated With Various Modes of Training
Free Weight Training With Nonathletic Populations
The Concept of Periodization
The Periodized Training Program
Basis and Guidelines of Cyclic Program Structure
Applied Strategies
Developing Resistance Training Programs
Program Design
Program Design for Team Sports
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