Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Strength Training for Sport

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Strength Training for Sport

Editor(s): William J. Kraemer, Keijo Häkkinen

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780632055685

Online ISBN: 9780470698754

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698754

About this Book

A high-quality complement to the handbooks on particular sports, the handbookon Strength Training for Sport presents both the basic concepts and theoretical background for sports-specific strength training as well as the practical consideration in designing the overall program. Separate chapters deal with periodization, gender differences, detraining, and over training. Sample programs are presented for soccer, volleyball, wrestling, endurance running, swimming, and shot put and discus.

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