In this post we explore some of our most in demand eBooks of 2021. From sport science to sport healthcare, take a look and take your pick.
The second edition has finally arrived and features contributions from global leaders in athletic performance training, coaching, and rehabilitation, sharing the techniques they’ve used with Olympians, elite athletes, and teams from professional sport leagues around the world.
Split into three parts, the book covers establishing and developing resilience, developing athletic capabilities and enhancing and sustaining performance.
With contributions from 52 internationally recognised experts in sport science, this NSCA book provides all you need to know about being a sport scientist from athlete assessment, to data analytics and disseminating information.
In addition to being a useful guide for sport scientists it is also useful preparation for the NSCA’s CPSS certification exam.
Strength and conditioning specialists Kevin Carr and Mary Kate Feit cut through the clutter and misconceptions about functional training and cover all aspects of how to build a purposeful, effective, and efficient program that provides the strength, stability, and mobility you need to support your body in life and in sports.
Exercises are accompanied by full-colour illustrations that show the primary and secondary muscles and connective tissue being used.
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning
Another in the NSCA collection, this is the go-to book for strength training professionals and students.
With contributions from 30 experts in the field, you’ll learn the key theories, concepts and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning, plus you will learn how to practically apply each to athletic competition and performance.
The Janda approach emphasises the importance of the sensorimotor system in controlling movement and chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes from sports and general activities.
Explore postural techniques, neurology, and functional capabilities in order to alleviate chronic musculoskeletal pain and promote greater functionality.
The selection above shows some of our most popular books from 2021 – some new, and some now well-established favourites.