Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Strength Training for Sport

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William J. Kraemer, Keijo Häkkinen
Wiley, Apr 30, 2008 - Medical - 200 pages
A high-quality complement to the handbooks on particular sports, the handbookon Strength Training for Sport presents both the basic concepts and theoretical background for sports-specific strength training as well as the practical consideration in designing the overall program. Separate chapters deal with periodization, gender differences, detraining, and over training. Sample programs are presented for soccer, volleyball, wrestling, endurance running, swimming, and shot put and discus.

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