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ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

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2021-06-16
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  • Description
    Lippincott® Connect Featured Title
    Purchase of the new print edition of this Lippincott® Connect title includes lifetime access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos and multiple-choice Q&A and self-assessments.

    Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning offers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning. This updated 2nd edition focuses on practical applications, empowering students and practitioners to develop, implement, and assess the results of training programs that are designed to optimize strength, power, and athletic performance. Clear, straightforward writing helps students master new concepts with ease, and engaging learning features throughout the text provide the understanding and confidence to apply lessons to clinical practice. 
    • Myths and Misconceptions boxes debunk popular myths and clarify widespread misconceptions about strength and conditioning.
    • Interpreting Research boxes draw attention to important research findings and explain their application to strength and conditioning practice.
    • Case Studies throughout the chapters challenge you to evaluate real-world scenarios and devise effective solutions.
    • Exercise boxes provide step-by-step instructions for various exercises, as well as Caution! alerts that highlight important safety considerations.
    • Sidebars highlight topical points at a glance.
    • Additional online resources, including videos, animations, additional exercises and exercise variations, and an interactive question bank further support understanding of the content.
    • Review Questions at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned.
    Lippincott® Connect features:
    • Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience.
    • Carefully curated resources, such as interactive diagrams, video tutorials, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension.
    Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can:
    • Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics.
    • Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material.
    • Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later.
    • Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.
  • Specs
    Edition
    2
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975118754
    Product Format
    HC-Printed Cover
    Trim Size
    8 3/8 x 10 7/8
    Pages
    598
    Series
    American College of Sports Medicine
    Edition
    2
    Publication Date
    June 16, 2021
  • Nicholas Ratamess PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

    American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Table of contents
    Preface ............................................................................................................................................................................ vi
    User’s Guide .................................................................................................................................................................. vii
    Reviewers ....................................................................................................................................................................... xi
    Acknowledgments ........................................................................................................................................................ xii
    PART ONE Foundations ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 1
    1 Introduction to Strength Training and Conditioning ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 3
    2 Biomechanics of Force Production and Performance ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 22
    3 Basic Nutrition ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 47
    PART TWO Physiological Responses and Adaptations ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 73
    4 Neural Adaptations to Training ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 75
    5 Muscular Adaptations to Training ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 96
    6 Connective Tissue Adaptations to Training ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 126
    7 Endocrine System Responses and Adaptations ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 145
    8 Metabolic Responses and Adaptations to Training ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 178
    9 Responses and Adaptations of the Cardiorespiratory System ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 210
    10 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 237
    PART THREE Strength Training and Conditioning Program Design ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 249
    11 Warm-Up, Flexibility, and Myofascial Release ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 251
    12 Resistance Training Program Design ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 287
    13 Resistance Training Equipment and Safety ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 336
    14 Resistance Training Exercises ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 367
    15 Plyometric Training ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 447
    16 Sprint and Agility Training ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 500
    17 Aerobic Training ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 535
    18 Training Periodization and Tapering ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 570
    PART FOUR Assessment ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 591
    19 Assessment and Evaluation ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 593
    Index ............................................................................................................................................................................ 647
    CONTENTS
  • Features
    • Myths and Misconceptions boxes debunk popular myths and clarify widespread misconceptions about strength and conditioning.
    • Interpreting Research boxes draw attention to important research findings and explain their application to strength and conditioning practice.
    • Case Studies throughout the chapters challenge you to evaluate real-world scenarios and devise effective solutions.
    • Exercise boxes provide step-by-step instructions for various exercises, as well as Caution! alerts that highlight important safety considerations.
    • Sidebars highlight topical points at a glance.
    • Additional online resources, including videos, animations, additional exercises and exercise variations, and an interactive question bank further support understanding of the content.
    • Review Questions at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned.
    Lippincott® Connect features:
    • Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience.
    • Carefully curated resources, such as interactive diagrams, video tutorials, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension.
    Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can:
    • Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics.
    • Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material.
    • Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later.
    • Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.
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