Strength fitness: physiological principles and training techniques
Whether they're beginning or advanced, Strength Fitness: Physiological Principles and Training Techniques gives your students physiological principles and training techniques for safe, effective strength training. Author Wayne Westcott bases the routines in this text on the guidelines of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise to ensure your students are using sound techniques and practical information when developing their training programs.
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