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High-Performance Training for Sports-2nd Edition

High-Performance Training for Sports-2nd Edition

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    High-Performance Training for Sports changed the landscape of athletic conditioning and sports performance when first published in 2014. Now the second edition builds on that groundbreaking work with the latest and most effective philosophies, protocols and programmes for developing today’s athletes.

    High-Performance Training for Sports, Second Edition, features contributions from global leaders in athletic performance training, coaching and rehabilitation. This all-star team shares the cutting-edge knowledge and techniques they’ve used with Olympians, elite athletes and teams from professional sport leagues around the world. In addition to fostering athletes’ speed, agility, jumping and landing capabilities, and anaerobic and aerobic conditioning, you’ll find six new chapters on programming for the in-season and off-season, learning and cueing, and having a positive impact on a training environment.

    Combining the latest science and research with proven training protocols, High-Performance Training for Sports will help you accomplish three critical goals for your athletes:
    • Establish and develop resilience
    • Cultivate athletic capabilities
    • Enhance and sustain performance
    Whether you are seeking to maximise the readiness of high-performance athletes for a season or are assisting athletes who are returning to play after injury, this definitive guide provides the best advice and practices. High-Performance Training for Sports is an essential resource for those who wish to excel as a strength and conditioning coach, trainer, rehabilitator or athlete.

    CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The High-Performance Training for Sports Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the High-Performance Training for Sports With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam.

    Audience

    Strength and conditioning coaches, sports performance training coaches and sports physiotherapists, and athletic trainers and sport rehabilitation specialists.

    Table of Contents

    Foreword by Dan Pfaff

    Introduction: Understanding Modern Athletes
    David Joyce and Daniel Lewindon

    Part I. Establishing and Developing Resilience

    Chapter 1. Understanding Athletes’ Capacity and Readiness
    Michael R. McGuigan, PhD, CSCS*D, and Jo Clubb

    Chapter 2. Working With Younger Athletes
    Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, Jon L. Oliver, PhD, and Sean P. Cumming, PhD

    Chapter 3. Promoting Mental Health
    Samuel Cumming, Susan Wood, and James Bell

    Chapter 4. Optimising Movement Efficiency
    Matt Jordan, PhD, CSCS

    Chapter 5. Developing Trunk Strength and Coordination
    Loren Landow

    Chapter 6. Gaining Flexibility for Strength and Performance
    Vernon C. Griffith II, CSCS*D, TSAC-F*D

    Chapter 7. Fuelling for Training and Performance
    Dan Ellis and Graeme L. Close

    Chapter 8. Monitoring Fitness and Performance
    Stuart Cormack, PhD, and Aaron J. Coutts, PhD

    Part II. Developing Athletic Capabilities

    Chapter 9. Impacting a Training Environment Positively
    Brett Bartholomew

    Chapter 10. Strength Training
    Eamonn P. Flanagan, PhD

    Chapter 11. Speed Training
    Jean-Benoit Morin and Stuart McMillan

    Chapter 12. Jumping and Landing Training
    Jeremy M. Sheppard, PhD, and Dana Agar-Newman, MSc

    Chapter 13. Agility Training
    Sophia Nimphius, PhD

    Chapter 14. Anaerobic Power Training
    David T. Martin, PhD

    Chapter 15. Aerobic Power Training
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 16. Cueing for Training and Performance
    Nick Winkelman, PhD

    Chapter 17. Translating Athletic Qualities Into Sport Performance
    Duncan N. French

    Chapter 18. Managing Mental and Physical Stressors
    John Kiely

    Part III. Enhancing and Sustaining Performance

    Chapter 19. Programme Design
    Benjamin Rosenblatt, ASCC

    Chapter 20. Preseason
    Darren Burgess

    Chapter 21. In-Season
    Darcy Norman, PT, ATC, CSCS

    Chapter 22. Off-Season
    Teena Murray and Derek M. Hansen

    Chapter 23. Warm-Up and Cool Down
    Rett Larson

    Chapter 24. Peaking
    G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, AWF-3, ASCC, ASCA-2

    Chapter 25. Recovery
    Shona L. Halson, PhD, and Lorena Torres-Ronda, PhD

    Chapter 26. Learning
    Sam Robertson, PhD, and Jacqueline Tran, PhD

    About the Editor

    David Joyce has trained, rehabilitated and maintained multiple world champions, including Olympians, and more than 100 national champions. The first athletic performance coach in history to work with Team China after having worked with another national Olympic team, Joyce is the high performance and leadership specialist with The Performance Union, where he provides high performance and leadership consultancy services to elite organisations worldwide.

    Daniel Lewindon is the head of performance science and medicine for the LTA, the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain. He is responsible for the leadership, management and integration of sport science and medicine in support of elite players, coaches and performance programmes. Prior to his work with tennis athletes, Lewindon worked in professional rugby for 13 years, 7 of which he served as the senior team physiotherapist for England, where he was responsible for player recovery, injury prevention and rehabilitation. He holds master's degrees in both sport science and sports medicine.