Functional Training for Sports Book

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Learn to prevent injury and improve technique and performance while designing a personal functional training program.

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Improve total athleticism, enhance performance, and reduce injuries through exercise progressions that will spur development potential for specific, common movement patterns. Provides tests to determine starting point. Progressions focus on training the torso, upper body, and lower body. Also includes detailed programs that incorporate the exercises and methods for these progressions. Paperback. Full-size, 208 pages. 2004.


Chapter 1. Adding Functionality to Your Program

Chapter 2. Analyzing the Demands of Your Sport

Chapter 3. Assessing Your Functional Fitness

Chapter 4. Designing Your Program

Chapter 5. Linear and Lateral Warm-Up

Chapter 6. Lower-Body Strength and Balance Progressions

Chapter  7. Hip Extensions and Healthy Hamstrings 

Chapter 8. Targeted Torso Training and Rotational Strength

Chapter 9. Balanced Upper-Body Strength and Stability

Chapter 10. Plyometric Training for Power and Injury Prevention

Chapter 11. Olympic Lifting for Quickness and Power

Chapter 12. Performance Enhancement Programs