Are you in Canada? Click here to proceed to the HK Canada website.

For all other locations, click here to continue to the HK US website.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Courses or Access Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase online videos, online courses or to access previously purchased digital products please press continue.

Mare Nostrum Logo

Purchase Print Products or eBooks

Human Kinetics print books and eBooks are now distributed by Mare Nostrum, throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East, delivered to you from their warehouse. Please visit our new UK website to purchase Human Kinetics printed or eBooks.

Feedback IconFeedback
High-Performance Training for Sports 2nd Edition Online CE Exam With Ebook

High-Performance Training for Sports 2nd Edition Online CE Exam With Ebook

$264.95 CAD


Product Format
    This package includes the following:
    • High-Performance Training for Sports, Second Edition, ebook
    • Online continuing education exam
    High-Performance Training for Sports, Second Edition, presents the most effective philosophies, protocols, and programs for developing today’s athletes. Featuring contributions from global leaders in athletic performance training, coaching, and rehabilitation, this all-star team shares the cutting-edge knowledge and techniques they’ve used with Olympians, elite athletes, and teams from professional sport leagues around the world. In addition to helping you develop your athletes’ speed, agility, jumping and landing capabilities, and anaerobic and aerobic conditioning, the text provides information on programming for the in-season and off-season, learning and cueing, and having a positive impact on a training environment.

    Combining the latest science and research with proven training protocols, High-Performance Training for Sports will help you accomplish three critical goals for your athletes:
    • Establish and develop resilience
    • Cultivate athletic capabilities
    • Enhance and sustain performance
    Whether you are seeking to maximize the readiness of high-performance athletes for a season or are assisting athletes who are returning to play after injury, this definitive guide provides the best advice and practices. High-Performance Training for Sports is an essential resource for those who wish to excel as a strength and conditioning coach, athletic trainer, rehabilitator, or athlete.

    After reading the ebook, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    • Assess the physical capacity and readiness of an athlete for training and sports.
    • Explain the youth physical development model.
    • Articulate methods of developing strength and power, speed, and endurance in young athletes.
    • Define mental health and summarize principles and strategies to promote positive mental health.
    • Illustrate efficiency of movement to maximize performance.
    • Explain the trunk training continuum.
    • Assess the flexibility and mobility of an athlete.
    • Create appropriate intervention strategies for improved flexibility and mobility.
    • Explain approaches to monitoring training load.
    • Identify strategies that have a positive impact on coaching and leadership.
    • Explain core principles of strength training for sport performance.
    • Define complex training.
    • Evaluate sprint technique and performance in novice to elite athletes.
    • Describe proper training methods for jumping and landing.
    • Explain agility and principles for coaching change-of-direction ability.
    • Measure anaerobic power for sports.
    • Employ proper training and supplementation methods for anaerobic power training.
    • Employ proper training methods for aerobic power training.
    • Describe the language of cueing and the communication loop.
    • Summarize the science of predictive coding.
    • Explain the general adaptation syndrome theory and the use of training units.
    • Employ proper preseason, in-season, and off-season training for a sport.
    • Describe the fitness–fatigue paradigm.
    • Discuss the importance of tapering in the physical preparation of athletes.
    • Examine the impact of various recovery modalities, including yoga, sleep, and hydrotherapy.
    • Foster a learning environment that contributes to high performance in sports.


    Certified strength and conditioning coaches, sport performance training coaches, sport physical therapists and physiotherapists, and athletic trainers.
    Foreword by Dan Pfaff

    Introduction: Understanding Modern Athletes
    David Joyce and Daniel Lewindon

    Part I. Establishing and Developing Resilience

    Chapter 1. Understanding Athletes’ Capacity and Readiness
    Michael R. McGuigan, PhD, CSCS*D, and Jo Clubb, BSc, MSc

    Chapter 2. Working With Younger Athletes
    Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, Jon L. Oliver, PhD, and Sean P. Cumming, PhD

    Chapter 3. Promoting Mental Health
    Samuel Cumming, MSc, Susan Wood, PhD, and James Bell, MSc, PhD

    Chapter 4. Optimising Movement Efficiency
    Matt Jordan, PhD, CSCS

    Chapter 5. Developing Trunk Strength and Coordination
    Loren Landow, CSCS*D

    Chapter 6. Gaining Flexibility for Strength and Performance
    Vernon C. Griffith II, CSCS*D, TSAC-F*D

    Chapter 7. Fuelling for Training and Performance
    Dan Ellis, SENr, and Graeme L. Close, PhD

    Chapter 8. Monitoring Fitness and Performance
    Stuart Cormack, PhD, and Aaron J. Coutts, PhD

    Part II. Developing Athletic Capabilities

    Chapter 9. Understanding and Influencing Interpersonal Dynamics in the Training Environment
    Brett Bartholomew, MS Ed, CSCS*D, RSCC*D

    Chapter 10. Strength Training
    Eamonn P. Flanagan, PhD

    Chapter 11. Speed Training
    Jean-Benoit Morin, PhD, and Stuart McMillan

    Chapter 12. Jumping and Landing Training
    Jeremy M. Sheppard, PhD, and Dana Agar-Newman, MSc

    Chapter 13. Agility Training
    Sophia Nimphius, PhD

    Chapter 14. Anaerobic Power Training
    David T. Martin, PhD

    Chapter 15. Aerobic Power Training
    Martin Buchheit, PhD, and Paul Laursen, PhD

    Chapter 16. Cueing for Training and Performance
    Nick Winkelman, PhD

    Chapter 17. Translating Athletic Qualities Into Sport Performance
    Duncan N. French, PhD

    Chapter 18. Managing Mental and Physical Stressors
    John Kiely, PhD

    Part III. Enhancing and Sustaining Performance

    Chapter 19. Programme Design
    Benjamin Rosenblatt, PhD, ASCC

    Chapter 20. Preseason
    Darren Burgess, PhD

    Chapter 21. In-Season
    Darcy Norman, PT, ATC, CSCS

    Chapter 22. Off-Season
    Teena Murray, MS, and Derek M. Hansen, MSc

    Chapter 23. Warm-Up and Cool-Down
    Rett Larson, MS

    Chapter 24. Peaking
    G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, AWF-3, ASCC, ASCA-2

    Chapter 25. Recovery
    Shona L. Halson, PhD, and Lorena Torres-Ronda, PhD

    Chapter 26. Learning
    Sam Robertson, PhD, and Jacqueline Tran, PhD

    Chapter 27. Retraining the Injured Athlete
    Daniel Lewindon, MSc (SEM), MSc (S&C), and David Joyce, MPhty, MSc, MBA
    David Joyce has trained, rehabilitated and maintained multiple world champions, including Olympians, and more than 100 national champions. The first athletic performance coach in history to work with Team China after having worked with another national Olympic team, Joyce is the high performance and leadership specialist with The Performance Union, where he provides high performance and leadership consultancy services to elite organizations worldwide.

    Daniel Lewindon is the head of performance science and medicine for the LTA, the national governing body of tennis in Great Britain. He is responsible for the leadership, management, and integration of sport science and medicine in support of elite players, coaches, and performance programs. Prior to his work with tennis athletes, Lewindon worked in professional rugby for 13 years, 7 of which he served as the senior team physiotherapist for England, where he was responsible for player recovery, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. He holds master's degrees in both sport science and sports medicine.

    Customer Reviews

    Be the first to write a review