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The Horizontal Jumps

Author : Nick Newman
ISBN : 1467979007
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A comprehensive insight into how to develop the Horizontal Jumper. Detailing every aspect of long term preparation, training periodization, technical guidelines, and much more. Chapter breakdowns include: 1) Introduction to the horizontal jumps, a look at past, present, and future jumpers and details of all the major jumps in history. 2) Detailed breakdown of all technical components related to the long and triple jump. Step by step picture guides, common errors and corrections, and strongly contested topics all included. 3) A look at every physical component needed for success in the horizontal jumps. You will learn exactly what is required and where the training focus should lie. The chapter concludes with descriptions of specific testing protocols and detailed evaluation tables for both the men's and women's event standards. 4) Discusses many training methods and principles related to the development of event specific physical abilities. Concludes with information on recovery methods, the prevention of overtraining and more. 5) How the individual training components are periodized throughout the training year. Detailed information on exercise progressions, periodization styles, load manipulation and exercise choice included. 6) The recipe for success. How everything fits together into a comprehensive structured training program. Breakdown of the training phases and how to structure your short and long term planning. Including the USA and European training set up and philosophies, various methods of periodization, tapering and peaking guidelines, detailed graphs, tables, charts and more. 7) Fully periodized coach/athlete ready training programs in 3 different training styles. Includes each phase of preparation, competition guidelines and peak competition set ups. 8) Event specific exercise pictures and detailed description. Includes plyometric, special weight training, and ballistic training exercises along with a secondary exercise training inventory and description guide. Final Thoughts: Includes 101 tips for horizontal jumpers and closing words. Overall the book is packed full of information, thoughts and opinions, pictures, graphs, tables and charts, tips and tidbits on every facet of jumps training, and is a guaranteed interesting read. From the serious professional to the high school coach, if you are interested in the jumps or in track and field training in general this is a must have addition to your library.

Track Field Coaching Essentials

Author : USA Track & Field
ISBN : 9781450489324
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Leading USATF coaches present event-specific technical instruction and training regimens in this official level 1 text of USA Track & Field’s coach education program. Experts in sport psychology, physiology, and biomechanics provide coaches knowledge and applications to improve athletes’ performance.

Strength And Conditioning

Author : Gavin L. Moir
ISBN : 9781284034844
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Written for both the undergraduate/graduate level student as well as practitioners in the field, this text incorporates all programming aspects of strength and conditioning including training methods to develop muscular strength and power, flexibility, and the development of effective warm-up regimens. Performance analysis techniques in sport are introduced while the constraints-led approach to motor skills acquisition is presented as a framework that can guide the development of practices for the strength and conditioning practitioner. The biomechanical and motor skill acquisition concepts introduced in the text are then applied to fundamental movements including jumping, landing, and sprint running. Key Features: - Provides a solid introduction to biomechanics pertinent to the study of human movements - Discusses the performance analysis techniques in sport that can be used by the strength and conditioning practitioner to determine the physiological, mechanical, and technical demands of specific sports, and also the assessment of the techniques used in the execution of sport-specific skills - Includes a critical review of the different approaches to motor skill acquisition - Incorporates clear learning objectives and worked examples in each chapter that allow readers to apply the concepts to real-life situations - Discusses the application of the most recent research pertinent to concepts in each chapter - Includes appendices to expand on some of the more complex mathematical techniques required to perform biomechanical analyses and useful resources to aid the student in locating and evaluating scientific evidence.

Zoo A Logical Math

Author : Thomas Kearney
ISBN : 9781457510007
Genre : Science
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The work for this book began with a course I created and taught called Animal Behavior. I always knew that there was a strong magnetic bond between people and animals, but it wasn t until I began working on my curriculum that I truly found out how strong this bond really was. Millions of people, young and old, will visit zoos and aquariums each year. People stand in front of the animals, hypnotized by the every movement of the animal. People seemed to be looking not just at the animal, but almost as if they were looking inside these animals, wondering and questioning about the lives of some of our most distant animal relatives. In my classroom, I found the exact same kinds of responses. The discussions and questions of my students motivated me to share with you the lives and abilities of some of the most amazing living creatures in the world. People realize that humans are also animals, but the belief that we have superior intelligence and problem solving abilities makes us think we are far superior to all of the rest of our Animal World. As I began to learn more and lead my student discussions, I soon realized that maybe our intelligence was the only thing that we really did have in our superiority over the rest of our animal relatives. I began to look into the idea of comparing humans to animals in a wide variety of behaviors and activities, and soon a brand new window into the REAL world of animals began to open up. I soon realized that even the most insignificant animals in our world were really superstars when compared to humans. By using math, we are able to truly get a comparison of animals and how they relate to our own human abilities. As I began to create the problems and do-the-math, it became very evident, that I began to get the responses that I had hoped for. I soon began to call these responses, the Wow factor . A number of times, the teachers that have worked on the problems would actually go back and do the problems a second time because there has to be a mistake or no way that this can be true . There were no mistakes and the math did not lie. The math allowed us to look at the animals in a totally different way. I hope that you too will be amazed and wowed by some of these amazing animals that we share our world with."

Scientific Foundations And Principles Of Practice In Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Author : David J. Magee
ISBN : 9781416002505
Genre : Medical
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Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Volume 2: Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice provides a thorough review of the basic science information concerning the tissues of the musculoskeletal system impacted by injury or disease, as well as the guiding principles upon which rehabilitation interventions are based. This volume divides information into two sections: scientific foundations and principles of intervention, providing readers with a guiding set of clinical foundations and principles upon which they can easily develop treatment interventions for specific impairments and functional limitations. Clinical application case studies help readers apply what they learn in the classroom to real life situations. Evidence-based content uses over 5,000 references to support the basic science information principles for rehabilitation interventions and provide the best evidence and physiological reasoning for treatment. Over 180 tables and 275 text boxes highlight key points within the text for better understanding. Expert editors David Magee, PhD, PT, James Zachazewski, DPT, SCS, ATC, Sandy Quillen, PT, PhD, SCS, FACSM and over 70 contributors provide authoritative guidance on the foundations and principles of musculoskeletal rehabilitation practice.

Usa Track Field Coaching Manual

Author : USA Track & Field
ISBN : 0880116048
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Variant title : USA Track and Field. From USA Track & Field, Inc.

Interceptive Actions In Sport

Author : Simon Bennett
ISBN : 9781134548972
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Dynamic interceptive actions are those actions for which the body, or an implement, must be moved into the right place at the right time in order to accomplish a task. These actions are particularly prevalent in sport, for example reaching to catch a ball or running towards a target to make a tackle. This book is the first to offer a comprehensive review of existing theoretical research on dynamic interceptive actions, as well as close examination of specific, practical applications. The book includes material on: * catching * wielding tennis rackets * putting in golf * controlling and kicking a soccer ball. It is essential reading for anybody with a close interest in motor learning and control or skill acquisition, and will be of interest to students of sport psychology, movement science and coaching science.

Athletic And Sport Issues In Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation E Book

Author : David J. Magee
ISBN : 9781437715729
Genre : Medical
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Part of David J. Magee's Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series, Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation provides expert insight and clear rehabilitation guidelines to help you manage injuries and special medical needs unique to athletic clients. Contributions from leading physical therapists, athletic trainers, and orthopedic surgeons give you a comprehensive, clinically relevant understanding of common sports-related injuries and help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes. Addresses a broad range of sports-related injuries and conditions Reinforces key concepts with highlighted content and hundreds of detailed illustrations Summarizes essential information for fast, easy reference in class or in clinical settings

Theoretical Experimental And Numerical Contributions To The Mechanics Of Fluids And Solids

Author : Paul Mansour Naghdi
ISBN : 376435139X
Genre : Mathematics
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ZAMP special issue, Vol. 46 This is a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of papers on the mechanics of fluids and solids by leading researchers. It encompasses theoretical, experimental and numerical work on a variety of topics, including nonlinear elasticity, plastici- ty, dynamics, water waves, and turbulence. The collection is published in celebration of Professor Paul M. Naghdi's lifelong contributions to the field of mechanics. It will be of interest to graduate students and researchers in all branches of continuum mechanics.

Noyes Knee Disorders Surgery Rehabilitation Clinical Outcomes E Book

Author : Frank R. Noyes
ISBN : 9781437721188
Genre : Medical
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Frank R. Noyes, MD—internationally-renowned knee surgeon and orthopaedic sports medicine specialist—presents Noyes’ Knee Disorders, an unparalleled resource on the diagnosis, management, and outcomes analysis for the full range of complex knee disorders. Master the technical details of procedures such as anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, articular cartilage restoration, and many others, and implement appropriate post-operative rehabilitation programs and protocols. Analyze and manage gender disparities in anterior cruciate ligament injuries. You can access the full text, as well as downloadable images, PubMed links, and alerts to new research online at Offers online access to the full text, downloadable images, PubMed links, and alerts to new research online at through Expert Consult functionality for convenient reference. Presents step-by-step descriptions on the full range of complex soft tissue knee operative procedures for the anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, soft tissue transplants, osseous malalignments, articular cartilage restoration, posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and more to provide you with guidance for the management of any patient. Relies on Dr. Noyes’ meticulous published clinical studies and outcomes data from other peer-reviewed publications as a scientifically valid foundation for patient care. Features detailed post-operative rehabilitation programs and protocols so that you can apply proven techniques and ease your patients’ progression from one phase to the next. Bonus video available only from the website provides live presentations from the 2009 Advances on the Knee and Shoulder course, step-by-step surgical demonstration of an opening wedge tibial osteotomy, and a 4-part series on the Diagnosis of Knee Ligament Injuries.

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