The package components are as follows:
Powerlifting, Second Edition With CE Exam,
Powerlifting, Second Edition, text
- Continuing education exam (accessed online)
offers a no-nonsense approach to training and competing in the sport, with over 100 exercises that promote the development of the three primary movements—the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Dynamic warm-up routines and recovery techniques get your clients primed for training, making it a one-stop guide to powerlifting success. The second edition has been updated to address female powerlifters and includes a 14-week competition program, six sex- and exercise-specific training programs, as well as three 8-week off-season training programs. Precompetition checklists provide at-a-glance guides for tasks to complete and items to bring to the meet.Powerlifting
also helps guide you to fuel clients for maximum production, giving examples of the best sources of protein and carbohydrates and information on preworkout drinks and common supplements. The psychological side of the sport is addressed with mental health advice and visualization tools and recommendations to use during training and competition as well as during personal time.
Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.Learning Objectives
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the physiology principles involved with strength, size, and power.
- Recognize the basics of good nutrition and the different applications of supplements.
- Formulate warm-up routines and recovery techniques to optimize performance.
- Evaluate how to set up, perform, and improve the squat, bench press, and deadlift.
- Distinguish between different periodization methods in order to create an effective program.
- Interpret how to establish a training program based on different levels of training experience and access to equipment.
- Discuss how to create a powerlifting mindset.
- Identify different strategies to prepare for a powerlifting meet.
- Compose a meet day plan that includes travel, nutrition, warm-up, and weight selection.
A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, certified athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.
Chapter 1. Physiology of Strength, Size, and Power
Chapter 2. Nutrition and Supplementation
Chapter 3. Warm-Up and Recovery
Chapter 4. Squat
Chapter 5. Bench Press
Chapter 6. Deadlift
Chapter 7. Periodization Methods
Chapter 8. Foundational Training
Chapter 9. Experienced Training
Chapter 10. Advanced Training
Chapter 11. Powerlifting Mindset
Chapter 12. Meet Preparation
Chapter 13. Meet Day
Dan Austin, MSCC, is the assistant director of sport performance at the University of South Carolina. He has been at the university since 2002 and is currently working with the track and field and equestrian teams. Before joining University of South Carolina, he was the head strength coach at Oklahoma State University, Mississippi State University, University of Nevada–Las Vegas, Tennessee State University, and Austin Peay State University. While at Oklahoma State, he was voted the Big 12 Conference's Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year.
Austin earned his bachelor's degree in health and physical education from Newberry College and a master's degree from Austin Peay State University. A strength and conditioning coach for more than 25 years, Austin is certified by USA Weightlifting, the International Sport Sciences Association, the National Association of Speed and Explosion, and the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. He is also a level II specialist in sport conditioning. He is a master collegiate strength and conditioning coach (MSCC), which is the highest certification a strength coach can achieve.
Austin has been powerlifting for over 35 years and was voted into the Powerlifting Hall of Fame in 2011. Throughout his career he has won 10 world powerlifting championships and 18 national championships while holding several world records in the deadlift and combined total weight. He was voted the greatest 148-pound powerlifter of all time and was the first lifter under 148 pounds to deadlift over 700 pounds.
Bryan Mann, PhD, CSCS, has been involved in the sport of powerlifting since 1996. Since then, he has set numerous records as a high school, teen, and junior athlete. Throughout high school and college, Mann was a four-time national and two-time world champion in powerlifting for the Natural Athlete Strength Association and was considered among the top 20 athletes in the world for his age.
Mann is currently an assistant clinical professor of kinesiology and sport science at the University of Miami. In addition, he volunteers his time in the athletic department to provide advisement regarding many of the teams’ training methods and programming. He was previously a strength and conditioning coach at the University of Missouri, Missouri State University, University of Tulsa, and Arizona State University. During his time as a strength and conditioning coach, he worked with many athletes who went on to professional careers as well as Olympians.
Mann received his degree in health promotion from Missouri State University in 2003, a graduate certificate in sport management in 2004, a master’s degree in health education and promotion in 2006, and a PhD in health education and promotion in 2011. Mann is recognized as a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).