High-Performance Training for Sports-2nd Edition
BookHigh-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 programs 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
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.
AudienceStrength and conditioning coaches, sports performance training coaches and sports physiotherapists, and athletic trainers and sport rehabilitation specialists.
Table of ContentsForeword 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
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
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
Part III. Enhancing and Sustaining Performance
Chapter 19. Program Design
Benjamin Rosenblatt, ASCC
Chapter 20. Preseason
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
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
Chapter 27. Retraining the Injured Athlete
David Joyce, MSc, MBA, and Daniel Lewindon, MSc
About the EditorDavid 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 organizations 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 programs. 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.
Reviews"When I surveyed the 300 guests I have had on the Pacey Performance Podcast about what books they most frequently recommend, High-Performance Training for Sports came out on top. The first edition was incredible, and the second edition is even better."
—Rob Pacey, Host of the Pacey Performance Podcast
"David and Daniel have again produced a must-have resource for anyone interested in high-performance sport. The level of contributors within this work is outstanding. It will definitely have a place on my bookshelf."
—Dr. Adam Beard, Director of High Performance for the Chicago Cubs
“High-Performance Training for Sports is this generation's Supertraining."
—Dr. Nick Winkelman, Author of The Language of Coaching
ExcerptsHow to translate athletic qualities into sport performance
Managing mental and physical stressors
Understanding and influencing the training environment
If you’ve ever dreamed of combining the world’s finest thought leaders in the field of sports performance into one book, then the second edition of High-Performance Training for Sports is the book for you! This new edition of High-Performance Training for Sports has arguably become the most-sought-after text in the field of athletic performance. Editors David Joyce and Daniel Lewindon have once again put together an “authoritative guide for ultimate athletic conditioning,” with chapters written by leading experts in the field. These contributors present the most up-to-date material on physiology, sports rehabilitation, biomechanics, coaching dynamics, and strength and conditioning in a single resource.
Good book. Good information. Very helpful.