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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning - 2nd edition

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780736000895

ISBN10: 0736000895

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning by Thomas R.  Ed. Baechle and Richard W.  Ed. Earle - ISBN 9780736000895
Edition: 2ND 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
International: No
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning by Thomas R.  Ed. Baechle and Richard W.  Ed. Earle - ISBN 9780736000895

ISBN13: 9780736000895

ISBN10: 0736000895

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Author Bio

Baechle, Thomas R. : Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists Agency

Thomas R. Baechle, EdD, CSCS, *D; NSCA-CPT, *D is the executive director of the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists Agency, the certifying body for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has been a state and regional director of the organization, was president from 1983 to 1985, and served as its director of education from 1985 to 1990. He is an associate editor for NSCA's two periodicals--the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research and Strength and Conditioning. In addition, he serves on NSCA's Tests and Measurements Committee, Research Committee, and Past President's Committee. Dr. Baechle has received various honors and awards from the NSCA, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Outstanding Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year in 1985. He is also a professor and chair of the Department of Exercise Sciences at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

For 20 years Dr. Baechle competed successfully in weightlifting and powerlifting, setting various Midwest records. For more than 20 years he has been involved in the strength training and conditioning of college athletes. Dr. Baechle is certified as a Level I weightlifting coach by the United States Weightlifting Federation, as a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA, and as an Exercise Test Technologist and Exercise Specialist by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He has written numerous articles and is the author of several popular texts on strength training. He has held various offices at the state and regional level in the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and is a member of NSCA, ACSM, National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education, and the National Organization for Competency Assurance.

Earle, Roger W. : National Strength and Conditioning Association

Roger W. Earle, MA, CSCS, *D, NSCA-CPT, *D earned his master's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in exercise science. He is the Director of Certification Education and Exam Development for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and previously served as head strength and conditioning coach and a faculty member of the Department of Exercise Science at Creighton University in Omaha. In addition, Earle has served as a personal fitness trainer for individuals at all age and fitness levels for over 10 years. He co-authored Fitness Weight Training in 1995 and authored and edited several chapters in the first edition of NSCA Essentials. He is certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer by NSCA and as a Health and Fitness Instructor by ACSM.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1 Concepts and Applications of the Exercise Sciences

Chapter 1 Muscle Physiology, Gary R. Hunter

Chapter 2 Neuromuscular Anatomy and Adaptations to Conditioning, Robert T. Harris and Gary A. Dudley

Chapter 3 The Biomechanics of Resistance Exercise, Everett Harman

Chapter 4 Bone, Muscle, and Connective Tissue Adaptations, to Physical Activity, Brian P. Conroy and Roger W. Earle

Chapter 5 Bioenergetics of Exercise and Training, Michael S. Conley

Chapter 6 Endocrine Responses to Resistance Exercise, William J. Kraemer

Chapter 7 Cardiovascular and Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology: Responses to Exercise, Mark A. Williams

Chapter 8 Physiological Adaptations to Resistance and Aerobic Endurance Training Programs, William J. Kraemer

Chapter 9 Age- and Gender-Related Differences and Their Implications for Resistance Exercise, Avery Faigenbaum

Chapter 10 The Psychology of Athletic Preparation and Performance: The Mental Management of Physical Resources, Bradley D. Hatfield and Evan B. Brody

Chapter 11 Performance-Enhancing Substances: Effects, Risks, and Appropriate Alternatives, Karl E. Friedl

Chapter 12 Nutritional Factors in Health and Performance, Kristin Reimers and Jaime Ruud

Chapter 13 Eating Disorders and Obesity, Kristin Reimers

Section 2 Testing and Evaluation

Chapter 14 Principles of Test Selection and Administration, Everett Harman and Clay Pandorf

Chapter 15 Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of Selected Tests, Everett Harman, John Garhammer, and Clay Pandorf

Section 3 Exercise Techniques

Chapter 16 Stretching and Warm-Up, Bill Holcomb

Chapter 17 Resistance Training and Spotting Techniques, Roger W. Earle and Thomas R. Baechle

Section 4 Program Design

Part I Anaerobic Exercise Prescription

Chapter 18 Resistance Training, Thomas R. Baechle, Roger W. Earle and Dan Wathen

Chapter 19 Plyometric Training, David H. Potach and Don Chu

Chapter 20 Speed, Agility, and Speed-Endurance Development, Steven Plisk

Part II Aerobic Endurance Exercise Prescription

Chapter 21 Aerobic Endurance Training, Jeff Potteiger

Part III Applying Exercise Prescription Principles

Chapter 22 Training Variation: Periodization, Dan Wathen, Thomas R. Baechle, and Roger W. Earle

Chapter 23 Rehabilitation and Reconditioning, David H. Potach and Richard Borden

Section 5 Organization and Administration of the Strength Training and Conditioning Facility

Chapter 24 Facility Layout and Scheduling, Mike Greenwood

Chapter 25 Developing a Policies and Procedures Manual, Boyd Epley

Chapter 26 Facility Maintenance and Risk Management, Mike Greenwood and Lori Greenwood