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Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training Ebook With CE Exam

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training Ebook With CE Exam

$169.00 USD

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    Online Course

    The package components are delivered online:
    • Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training ebook
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    The authoritative guide for high-intensity interval training has finally arrived. Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training Ebook With CE Exam is a groundbreaking work based on the latest research and the most effective protocols, strategies, and programs used with the world’s top athletes.

    Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training is edited by renowned experts Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit, with contributions from the foremost conditioning professionals, sport scientists, trainers, coaches, and athletes from around the globe. Together, these authors and contributors combine hundreds of years of HIIT science and application experience from across all sports to explain the foundational principles of HIIT.

    You will find a one-year training program for 20 popular individual and team sports, along with sport-specific preparation and competition phases and a real-world account of how HIIT was used to prepare athletes for competition. Upon completing the book, you can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 100-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Explain and differentiate the five types of high-intensity interval training.
    • Explain how to manipulate the HIIT variables to maximize improvements in physical performance.
    • Explain how to incorporate HIIT into an athlete’s training program.
    • Describe the influence HIIT can have on fatigue, stress, and overall health.
    • Describe how to apply knowledge about HIIT to 20 popular individual and team sports.
    • Identify how HIIT is incorporated into sport-specific preparation and competition phases to prepare athletes for competition.


    A continuing education course for sport coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, exercise physiologists, and other certified fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Understanding High-Intensity Interval Training

    Chapter 1. Genesis and Evolution of High-Intensity Interval Training
    Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit with contributions from Jean Claude Vollmer

    Chapter 2. Traditional Methods of HIIT Programming
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 3. Physiological Targets of HIIT
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 4. Manipulating HIIT Variables
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 5. Using HIIT Weapons
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 6. Incorporating HIIT Into a Concurrent Training Program
    Jackson Fyfe, Martin Buchheit, and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 7. HIIT and Its Influence on Stress, Fatigue, and Athlete Health
    Philip Maffetone, Paul Laursen, and Martin Buchheit

    Chapter 8. Quantifying Training Load
    Martin Buchheit and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 9. Response to Load
    Martin Buchheit, Paul Laursen, Jamie Stanley, Daniel Plews, Hani Al Haddad, Mathieu Lacome, Ben Simpson, and Anna Saw

    Chapter 10. Putting It All Together
    Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit

    Part II. Sport-Specific Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

    Chapter 11. Combat Sports
    Duncan French

    Chapter 12. Cross-Country Skiing
    Øyvind Sandbakk

    Chapter 13. Middle-Distance Running
    Jean Claude Vollmer and Martin Buchheit

    Chapter 14. Road Running
    Jamie Stanley and Carlos Alberto Cavalheiro

    Chapter 15. Road Cycling
    Marc Quod

    Chapter 16. Rowing
    Daniel Plews

    Chapter 17. Swimming
    Tom J. Vandenbogaerde, Wim Derave, and Philippe Hellard

    Chapter 18. Tennis
    Jamie Fernandez-Fernandez

    Chapter 19. Triathlon
    Daniel Plews and Paul Laursen

    Chapter 20. American Football
    Johann Bilsborough and Moses Cabrera

    Chapter 21. Australian Football
    Aaron Coutts, Joel Hocking, and Johann Bilsborough

    Chapter 22. Baseball
    Robert Butler and Matt Leonard

    Chapter 23. Basketball
    Xavi Schelling and Lorena Torres-Ronda

    Chapter 24. Cricket
    Carl Petersen and Aaron Kellett

    Chapter 25. Field Hockey
    Dave Hamilton

    Chapter 26. Ice Hockey
    Matt Nichol

    Chapter 27. Handball
    Martin Buchheit

    Chapter 28. Rugby Union
    Nick Gill and Martyn Beaven

    Chapter 29. Rugby Sevens
    Nick Poulos

    Chapter 30. Soccer
    Martin Buchheit, Mathieu Lacome, and Ben Simpson

    About the Author

    Paul B. Laursen, PhD, is an endurance coach, a sport scientist, and an adjunct professor for Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand. He earned his doctorate in exercise physiology from the University of Queensland, was formerly the physiology manager for High Performance Sport New Zealand, and now resides in British Columbia, Canada.

    Laursen is well known throughout the international sport and strength and conditioning communities for his knowledge and research of high-intensity interval training. His other interests include health, longevity, heart rate variability, thermoregulation, and artificial intelligence application to training. He has published more than 125 peer-reviewed manuscripts in exercise and sport science journals; his publications with coauthor Martin Buchheit are among the most cited. He is an active endurance athlete, having completed 18 Ironman triathlons.

    Martin Buchheit, PhD, is a sport scientist, a strength and conditioning coach, and the head of performance for the Paris Saint-Germain Football (Soccer) Club. He is also an adjunct associate professor of exercise science for Victoria University in Australia. He previously worked as an exercise physiologist for ASPIRE Academy in Qatar, and he has served as a lecturer, consultant, and strength and conditioning coach for various organizations.

    Buchheit received his doctorate in physiology from the University of Strasbourg in France. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts, with much of his research focusing on high-intensity interval training. The training tools he has developed include the 30-15 intermittent fitness test, used to program high-intensity training, and the 4+3 running test, used to track changes in training status using heart rate variability and GPS and accelerometer data. Buchheit was involved in the launch of Sports Performance & Science Reports, an open-access web-based platform aimed at improving research dissemination. He is an endurance athlete who has a personal best time of 2:54 in the marathon.