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Developing Power 2nd Edition epub

$27.95 USD

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$27.95 USD

ISBN: 9781718220478

©2025

Page Count: 360


You only need a glimpse of a power forward grabbing a rebound or running back changing direction and turning up field to realize the importance of power for optimal athletic performance. Developing Power, Second Edition, is the definitive resource on training for power so you can sprint, jump, throw, change direction, or strike with explosiveness.

Written by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Developing Power provides the latest research-based recommendations for assessing and training for muscular power. You’ll learn how to apply assessment protocols for jumps, throws, and ballistic exercises and how to apply the results to design programs to address specific athletic needs. In addition, you will find the following:
  • Power training guidelines for 19 sports, including basketball, football, soccer, lacrosse, and mixed martial arts
  • Step-by-step instructions and detailed photos for 84 upper body, lower body, total body, and anatomical core exercises
  • Guidance on implementing progressions, regressions, and variations for 64 exercises
  • Multiple training methods, such as ballistic training, weightlifting exercises, and plyometrics
  • Sample programs for 9 team sports and 10 individual sports, including basketball, soccer, football (American), volleyball, baseball, track and field, swimming, wrestling, golf, rowing, boxing, and more
With contributions from 17 of the top names in sport training, science, and conditioning, Developing Power is the authoritative resource on power and performance. It is a must-have resource for unlocking maximum power development!

Earn continuing education credits/units! A continuing education exam that uses this book is also available. It may be purchased separately or as part of a package that includes both the book and exam.

Audience

Strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, or other sport-related professionals who work with athletes who need to develop power.
Chapter 1. The Nature of Producing Power
Chapter 2. Assessing Power and Individual Training Needs
Chapter 3. Periodization and Programming for Maximizing Power
Chapter 4. Adapting Power Training to Special Populations
Chapter 5. Upper Body Power Exercises
Chapter 6. Lower Body Power Exercises
Chapter 7. Anatomical Core Power Exercises
Chapter 8. Total Body Power Exercises
Chapter 9. Advanced Power Techniques
Chapter 10. Training Power for Team Sports
Chapter 11. Training Power for Individual Sports
ABOUT THE NSCA
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.

ABOUT THE EDITOR
Paul Comfort, PhD, CSCS,*D,
is a full professor in strength and conditioning at the University of Salford and is an adjunct professor at Edith Cowan University. He is a founder and accredited member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and was a member of the NSCA board of directors from 2000 to 2023. He is a senior associate editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and sits on the editorial board of numerous other journals. Comfort has presented extensively at conferences around the world, coauthored over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, and served as the editor of four books.

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Developing Power 2nd Edition epub

$27.95 USD
You only need a glimpse of a power forward grabbing a rebound or running back changing direction and turning up field to realize the importance of power for optimal athletic performance. Developing Power, Second Edition, is the definitive resource on training for power so you can sprint, jump, throw, change direction, or strike with explosiveness.

Written by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Developing Power provides the latest research-based recommendations for assessing and training for muscular power. You’ll learn how to apply assessment protocols for jumps, throws, and ballistic exercises and how to apply the results to design programs to address specific athletic needs. In addition, you will find the following:
  • Power training guidelines for 19 sports, including basketball, football, soccer, lacrosse, and mixed martial arts
  • Step-by-step instructions and detailed photos for 84 upper body, lower body, total body, and anatomical core exercises
  • Guidance on implementing progressions, regressions, and variations for 64 exercises
  • Multiple training methods, such as ballistic training, weightlifting exercises, and plyometrics
  • Sample programs for 9 team sports and 10 individual sports, including basketball, soccer, football (American), volleyball, baseball, track and field, swimming, wrestling, golf, rowing, boxing, and more
With contributions from 17 of the top names in sport training, science, and conditioning, Developing Power is the authoritative resource on power and performance. It is a must-have resource for unlocking maximum power development!

Earn continuing education credits/units! A continuing education exam that uses this book is also available. It may be purchased separately or as part of a package that includes both the book and exam.

Audience

Strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, or other sport-related professionals who work with athletes who need to develop power.
Chapter 1. The Nature of Producing Power
Chapter 2. Assessing Power and Individual Training Needs
Chapter 3. Periodization and Programming for Maximizing Power
Chapter 4. Adapting Power Training to Special Populations
Chapter 5. Upper Body Power Exercises
Chapter 6. Lower Body Power Exercises
Chapter 7. Anatomical Core Power Exercises
Chapter 8. Total Body Power Exercises
Chapter 9. Advanced Power Techniques
Chapter 10. Training Power for Team Sports
Chapter 11. Training Power for Individual Sports
ABOUT THE NSCA
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.

ABOUT THE EDITOR
Paul Comfort, PhD, CSCS,*D,
is a full professor in strength and conditioning at the University of Salford and is an adjunct professor at Edith Cowan University. He is a founder and accredited member of the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) and was a member of the NSCA board of directors from 2000 to 2023. He is a senior associate editor for the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and sits on the editorial board of numerous other journals. Comfort has presented extensively at conferences around the world, coauthored over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, and served as the editor of four books.

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