According to the US National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Ian Jeffreys, coaches and athletes alike must develop a fundamental knowledge of the factors that contribute to speed in order to maximise the benefits of training.
This new book presents techniques and modalities currently used to enhance athletes’ recovery, optimize training time and avoid overtraining.
Elite athletes are wasting their time by plunging into icy water after intense exercise and may even be putting their health at risk, according to new research into ice baths.
Management Strategies in Athletic Training, Fourth Edition, helps student and practising athletic trainers deal creatively with the management challenges they will face on the job. It uses a unique case-study approach in teaching students the theories of organization and administration and their applications to real-world situations in the profession of athletic training. Price: £59.99 I €72.00 Find out more
The inaugural Hampshire Coaching Conference will offer a full programme of events including keynote presentations by sporting celebrities and presentations on current good practice and research in sport coaching, science and development
This book will deepen the common understanding of each prominent area of sport science and strengthen the field as a whole. Readers will gain a clear view of the history and current status of each sub-discipline in exercise science, and they will receive essential information to expand their study of the field and explore their potential contributions to its development and success.
No other text discusses planning and periodisation in such detail or with so many specific, practical examples from a variety of sports.
Qualitative research is increasingly more common in the health professions, but most general research texts are limited in their discussion of the guiding principles of qualitative research.