You have reached the United States portal for Human Kinetics, if you wish to continue press here, else please proceed to the HK site for your region by selecting here.


Please note if you purchase from the HK-USA site, currencies are converted at current exchange rates and you may incur higher international shipping rates.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase an eBook, online video, or online courses please press continue

Booktopia Logo

Purchase Print Products

Human Kinetics print books are now distributed by Booktopia Publisher Services throughout Australia/NZ, delivered to you from their NSW warehouse. Please visit Booktopia to order your Human Kinetics print books.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Courses or Access Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase online videos, online courses or to access previously purchased digital products please press continue.


Mare Nostrum Logo

Purchase Print Products or eBooks

Human Kinetics print books and eBooks are now distributed by Mare Nostrum, throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East, delivered to you from their warehouse. Please visit our new UK website to purchase Human Kinetics printed or eBooks.

Feedback IconFeedback

Exercises that improve performance in football and basketball

This is an excerpt from Essentials of Eccentric Training With Online Video by Len Kravitz & Aaron Bubbico.

Appendix C
Exercises for Improving in Seven Popular Sports


1. Football


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0911thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Broad jump


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0028thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Barbell back squat


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0012thumb_ebook2_MPreview.jpg
Barbell front squat


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0087thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Bench press


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0415thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Bent-over barbell row


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_1054thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Wide-grip latissimus dorsi pull-down


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0552thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Power clean


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0931thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Walking lunge


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0403thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Bulgarian lunge


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0264thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Nordic knee flexion


2. Basketball


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0911thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Broad jump


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0028thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Barbell back squat


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0087thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Bench press


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0651thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Plyometric push-up


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_1041thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Leg press


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0460thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
One-arm dumbbell row


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0552thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Power clean


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0337thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Zottman curl


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0931thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Walking lunge


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0403thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Bulgarian lunge


http://www.humankinetics.com/AcuCustom/Sitename/DAM/138/E6138_0761P_0264thumb_ebook1_MPreview.jpg
Nordic knee flexion

Learn more about Essentials of Eccentric Training.