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Science and Practice of Strength Training 3rd Edition Online CE Exam With Ebook

$222.95 CAD

Online CE Exam With Ebook
$222.95 CAD

ISBN: 9781718226234

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This package includes the following:
  • Science and Practice of Strength Training, Third Edition, ebook
  • Online continuing education exam
Science and Practice of Strength Training shows that there is no single program that works for everyone, at all times and in all conditions. It addresses the complexity of strength training programs while providing straightforward approaches to take under specific circumstances. Those approaches are backed with physiological concepts, ensuring you gain a full understanding of the science behind the practice of strength training.

The expert authors have trained more than 1,000 elite athletes, including Olympic medal winners, world champions, and national record holders. Influenced by both Eastern European and North American perspectives, their experience and expertise are integrated into solid principles, practical insights, and directions based on current scientific findings. They provide examples of strength training programs to demonstrate the principles and concepts explained in the ebook.

The ebook is divided into three parts. Part I focuses on the basis of strength training, detailing basic concepts, task-specific strength, and athlete-specific strength. Part II covers methods of strength training, delving into velocity training, training intensity, timing, exercises used for strength training, injury prevention, overtraining, athlete monitoring, and goal-specific strength training. Part III offers even more practical applications, exploring training for specific populations, including women, young athletes, and senior athletes. Throughout the ebook, you’ll find suggested readings that can further aid you in developing strength training programs.

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

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the principles of activity and training effects that affect the adaptations to a strength training plan.
  • Recognize the effects of motor task parameters and the athlete’s abilities on the manifestation of strength.
  • Determine the peripheral and central factors that affect the maximal forces produced by an athlete.
  • Analyze the effects of various training intensities to determine the strength training method for a particular desired result.
  • Identify the effect of the timing of training on the result of an athlete’s preparation.
  • Evaluate strength training exercises for their contribution to the outcome of a training plan.
  • Explain the influence of velocity on the activities in the weight room.
  • Understand how strength training loads affect the body in order to prevent injury, especially injuries to the lumbar spine region.
  • Distinguish between overreaching, overtraining, and overtraining syndrome.
  • Analyze the effects of several variables on the body’s ability to adequately recover and improve performance.
  • Illustrate an effective assessment program in the weight room to measure the outcomes of the prescribed training program.
  • Recognize the role of goal setting in the program design and implementation process.
  • Identify the factors in physical development and injury prevention specifically related to a strength training program for women.
  • Apply proper design principles and implementation to provide a safe and effective strength training program for young athletes.
  • Illustrate the potential benefits of a properly designed progressive resistance training program for senior athletes.

Audience

Certified personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and athletic trainers.
Part I. Basis of Strength Training

Chapter 1. Basic Concepts of Training Theory
Adaptation as a Main Law of Training
Generalized Theories of Training
Training Effects
Summary

Chapter 2. Task-Specific Strength
Elements of Strength
Determining Factors: Comparison Across Tasks
Summary

Chapter 3. Athlete-Specific Strength
Muscle Force Potential (Peripheral) Factors
Neural (Central) Factors
Taxonomy of Strength
Summary

Part II. Concepts of Strength Training

Chapter 4. Training Intensity
Measurement Techniques
Exercising With Different Resistance
Training Intensity of Elite Athletes
Optimal Training Intensities From Comparative Research
Methods of Strength Training
Summary

Chapter 5. Timing in Strength Training
Structural Units of Training
Short-Term Planning
Medium-Term Planning (Periodization)
Periodized Programming Models
Summary

Chapter 6. Exercises Used for Strength Training
Classification
Exercise Selection for Beginning Athletes
Exercise Selection for Qualified Athletes
Additional Types of Exercises Used for Strength Training
Experimental Methods of Strength Training
Breathing During Strength Training
Summary

Chapter 7. Velocity in the Weight Room
How to Measure Velocity
Considerations When Testing
Measuring High-Velocity Lifts in the Weight Room
Slow-Velocity Concentric Resistance Exercise
Slow-Velocity Eccentric Resistance Exercise
Velocity-Related Assessments in the Weight Room
Training Method Variations and Weight Room Velocity
Using Lifting Velocity to Determine Training Load and Volume
Summary

Chapter 8. Injury Prevention
Factors Contributing to Increased Injury Risks in the Weight Room
Training Rules to Avoid Injury
Lower Back Pain and Injury
Biomechanical Properties of Intervertebral Discs
Mechanical Load Affecting the Intervertebral Discs
Injury Prevention to the Lumbar Region
Summary

Chapter 9. Overreaching, Overtraining, and Recovery
Training Monotony and Variation
Types of Resistance Exercise
Psychology of Resistance Exercise Overtraining
Speed Is Very Sensitive
Lifting Power Decrements
Vertical Jump
Rate of Force Development
Strength Decrements
So Which Performance Tests?
Physiology of Resistance Exercise Overtraining
Sequence of Performance Impairments
Summary

Chapter 10. Monitoring Athletes in the Weight Room
Purpose of Testing
Who Is the Tester?
What Is Monitored?
Practical Considerations Related to Assessment
Monitoring Tests
Analyzing and Reporting Results
Summary

Chapter 11. Goal-Specific Strength Training
Developing a Profile of Target Goals
Evidence-Based Practice
Testing and Monitoring Progress
Strength Performance
Power Performance
Muscle Mass
Endurance Performance
Injury Prevention
Summary

Part III. Strength Training for Specific Populations

Chapter 12. Strength Training for Women
Coaching Style Is Important
The Need for Strength Training for Women in Sports
Benefits and Myths of Strength Training for Women
Trainable Characteristics of Muscle
Development of Lean Tissue Mass
Physiological Contrasts Between Women and Men
Strength Training Guidelines for Women Athletes
Incidence of Injury
Menstrual Cycle and Strength Training
The Female Athlete Triad
Summary

Chapter 13. Strength Training for Young Athletes
Safety and Strength Training for Young Athletes
Types of Musculoskeletal Injuries
Primary Factors in Avoiding Injury
When to Start
Benefits of Strength Training for Young Athletes
Myths of Strength Training for Children
Strength Training Guidelines for Young Athletes
Long-Term Athletic Development
Summary

Chapter 14. Strength Training for Senior Athletes
Age and Its Effects on Strength and Power
Training for Strength Gains
Training for Muscular Power
Nutrition, Aging, and Exercise Challenges
Recovery From Resistance Exercise
Strength Training and Bone Health
Strength Training Guidelines for Senior Athletes
Summary
Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky, PhD, is an emeritus professor of kinesiology at Penn State University. A strength and conditioning consultant for Olympic teams from the former Soviet Union for 26 years, Zatsiorsky has trained hundreds of world-class athletes. He has also authored or coauthored 15 books and more than 350 scientific papers. His books have been published in a variety of languages, including English, Russian, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Czech, Rumanian, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian, and Bulgarian. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from universities in Poland and Russia and is an honorary member of the International Association of Sport Kinetics. Zatsiorsky served for 20 years on the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to classical music, and exercising.

William J. Kraemer, PhD, is a full professor in the department of human sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. Prior to this appointment, he held full professorships at the University of Connecticut, Ball State University, and Pennsylvania State University, along with joint appointments at the medical schools of these institutions. He also has been a teacher and coach at the secondary and college levels and was a captain in the U.S. Army, working at the U.S. Army’s Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts. He has had extensive experience working with coaches and athletes in developing their strength training programs. Dr. Kraemer is a fellow of several organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has served as a member of the ACSM's board of trustees and their administrative council, and he is a past president of the NSCA. He has authored and coauthored over 500 peer-reviewed manuscripts in the scientific literature. He has received numerous awards for his work and research, including the 2020 ACSM Citation Award, ACSM's Joseph B. Wolfe Memorial Lecture Award, and NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2016 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. He has been ranked as one of the top strength and conditioning and sport science professionals in the world.

Andrew C. Fry, PhD, is a professor in the department of health, sport, and exercise sciences at the University of Kansas. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in physical education at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he earned his master’s degree in exercise science from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and his doctorate in exercise physiology from Penn State University.

During his two-year postdoctoral training, Fry studied cellular and molecular muscle physiology at Ohio University. This was followed by 13 years at the University of Memphis, where he was the director of the Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory. At the University of Kansas, he helped develop the Research and Coaching Performance Team in collaboration with University of Kansas Athletics. His research interests over the years have consistently focused on physiological and performance responses and adaptations to resistance exercise, as well as overtraining.

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Human Kinetics Canada

Science and Practice of Strength Training 3rd Edition Online CE Exam With Ebook

$222.95 CAD
This package includes the following:
  • Science and Practice of Strength Training, Third Edition, ebook
  • Online continuing education exam
Science and Practice of Strength Training shows that there is no single program that works for everyone, at all times and in all conditions. It addresses the complexity of strength training programs while providing straightforward approaches to take under specific circumstances. Those approaches are backed with physiological concepts, ensuring you gain a full understanding of the science behind the practice of strength training.

The expert authors have trained more than 1,000 elite athletes, including Olympic medal winners, world champions, and national record holders. Influenced by both Eastern European and North American perspectives, their experience and expertise are integrated into solid principles, practical insights, and directions based on current scientific findings. They provide examples of strength training programs to demonstrate the principles and concepts explained in the ebook.

The ebook is divided into three parts. Part I focuses on the basis of strength training, detailing basic concepts, task-specific strength, and athlete-specific strength. Part II covers methods of strength training, delving into velocity training, training intensity, timing, exercises used for strength training, injury prevention, overtraining, athlete monitoring, and goal-specific strength training. Part III offers even more practical applications, exploring training for specific populations, including women, young athletes, and senior athletes. Throughout the ebook, you’ll find suggested readings that can further aid you in developing strength training programs.

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

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the principles of activity and training effects that affect the adaptations to a strength training plan.
  • Recognize the effects of motor task parameters and the athlete’s abilities on the manifestation of strength.
  • Determine the peripheral and central factors that affect the maximal forces produced by an athlete.
  • Analyze the effects of various training intensities to determine the strength training method for a particular desired result.
  • Identify the effect of the timing of training on the result of an athlete’s preparation.
  • Evaluate strength training exercises for their contribution to the outcome of a training plan.
  • Explain the influence of velocity on the activities in the weight room.
  • Understand how strength training loads affect the body in order to prevent injury, especially injuries to the lumbar spine region.
  • Distinguish between overreaching, overtraining, and overtraining syndrome.
  • Analyze the effects of several variables on the body’s ability to adequately recover and improve performance.
  • Illustrate an effective assessment program in the weight room to measure the outcomes of the prescribed training program.
  • Recognize the role of goal setting in the program design and implementation process.
  • Identify the factors in physical development and injury prevention specifically related to a strength training program for women.
  • Apply proper design principles and implementation to provide a safe and effective strength training program for young athletes.
  • Illustrate the potential benefits of a properly designed progressive resistance training program for senior athletes.

Audience

Certified personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and athletic trainers.
Part I. Basis of Strength Training

Chapter 1. Basic Concepts of Training Theory
Adaptation as a Main Law of Training
Generalized Theories of Training
Training Effects
Summary

Chapter 2. Task-Specific Strength
Elements of Strength
Determining Factors: Comparison Across Tasks
Summary

Chapter 3. Athlete-Specific Strength
Muscle Force Potential (Peripheral) Factors
Neural (Central) Factors
Taxonomy of Strength
Summary

Part II. Concepts of Strength Training

Chapter 4. Training Intensity
Measurement Techniques
Exercising With Different Resistance
Training Intensity of Elite Athletes
Optimal Training Intensities From Comparative Research
Methods of Strength Training
Summary

Chapter 5. Timing in Strength Training
Structural Units of Training
Short-Term Planning
Medium-Term Planning (Periodization)
Periodized Programming Models
Summary

Chapter 6. Exercises Used for Strength Training
Classification
Exercise Selection for Beginning Athletes
Exercise Selection for Qualified Athletes
Additional Types of Exercises Used for Strength Training
Experimental Methods of Strength Training
Breathing During Strength Training
Summary

Chapter 7. Velocity in the Weight Room
How to Measure Velocity
Considerations When Testing
Measuring High-Velocity Lifts in the Weight Room
Slow-Velocity Concentric Resistance Exercise
Slow-Velocity Eccentric Resistance Exercise
Velocity-Related Assessments in the Weight Room
Training Method Variations and Weight Room Velocity
Using Lifting Velocity to Determine Training Load and Volume
Summary

Chapter 8. Injury Prevention
Factors Contributing to Increased Injury Risks in the Weight Room
Training Rules to Avoid Injury
Lower Back Pain and Injury
Biomechanical Properties of Intervertebral Discs
Mechanical Load Affecting the Intervertebral Discs
Injury Prevention to the Lumbar Region
Summary

Chapter 9. Overreaching, Overtraining, and Recovery
Training Monotony and Variation
Types of Resistance Exercise
Psychology of Resistance Exercise Overtraining
Speed Is Very Sensitive
Lifting Power Decrements
Vertical Jump
Rate of Force Development
Strength Decrements
So Which Performance Tests?
Physiology of Resistance Exercise Overtraining
Sequence of Performance Impairments
Summary

Chapter 10. Monitoring Athletes in the Weight Room
Purpose of Testing
Who Is the Tester?
What Is Monitored?
Practical Considerations Related to Assessment
Monitoring Tests
Analyzing and Reporting Results
Summary

Chapter 11. Goal-Specific Strength Training
Developing a Profile of Target Goals
Evidence-Based Practice
Testing and Monitoring Progress
Strength Performance
Power Performance
Muscle Mass
Endurance Performance
Injury Prevention
Summary

Part III. Strength Training for Specific Populations

Chapter 12. Strength Training for Women
Coaching Style Is Important
The Need for Strength Training for Women in Sports
Benefits and Myths of Strength Training for Women
Trainable Characteristics of Muscle
Development of Lean Tissue Mass
Physiological Contrasts Between Women and Men
Strength Training Guidelines for Women Athletes
Incidence of Injury
Menstrual Cycle and Strength Training
The Female Athlete Triad
Summary

Chapter 13. Strength Training for Young Athletes
Safety and Strength Training for Young Athletes
Types of Musculoskeletal Injuries
Primary Factors in Avoiding Injury
When to Start
Benefits of Strength Training for Young Athletes
Myths of Strength Training for Children
Strength Training Guidelines for Young Athletes
Long-Term Athletic Development
Summary

Chapter 14. Strength Training for Senior Athletes
Age and Its Effects on Strength and Power
Training for Strength Gains
Training for Muscular Power
Nutrition, Aging, and Exercise Challenges
Recovery From Resistance Exercise
Strength Training and Bone Health
Strength Training Guidelines for Senior Athletes
Summary
Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky, PhD, is an emeritus professor of kinesiology at Penn State University. A strength and conditioning consultant for Olympic teams from the former Soviet Union for 26 years, Zatsiorsky has trained hundreds of world-class athletes. He has also authored or coauthored 15 books and more than 350 scientific papers. His books have been published in a variety of languages, including English, Russian, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Czech, Rumanian, Serbo-Croatian, Hungarian, and Bulgarian. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from universities in Poland and Russia and is an honorary member of the International Association of Sport Kinetics. Zatsiorsky served for 20 years on the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to classical music, and exercising.

William J. Kraemer, PhD, is a full professor in the department of human sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. Prior to this appointment, he held full professorships at the University of Connecticut, Ball State University, and Pennsylvania State University, along with joint appointments at the medical schools of these institutions. He also has been a teacher and coach at the secondary and college levels and was a captain in the U.S. Army, working at the U.S. Army’s Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts. He has had extensive experience working with coaches and athletes in developing their strength training programs. Dr. Kraemer is a fellow of several organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He has served as a member of the ACSM's board of trustees and their administrative council, and he is a past president of the NSCA. He has authored and coauthored over 500 peer-reviewed manuscripts in the scientific literature. He has received numerous awards for his work and research, including the 2020 ACSM Citation Award, ACSM's Joseph B. Wolfe Memorial Lecture Award, and NSCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2016 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. He has been ranked as one of the top strength and conditioning and sport science professionals in the world.

Andrew C. Fry, PhD, is a professor in the department of health, sport, and exercise sciences at the University of Kansas. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in physical education at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he earned his master’s degree in exercise science from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and his doctorate in exercise physiology from Penn State University.

During his two-year postdoctoral training, Fry studied cellular and molecular muscle physiology at Ohio University. This was followed by 13 years at the University of Memphis, where he was the director of the Exercise Biochemistry Laboratory. At the University of Kansas, he helped develop the Research and Coaching Performance Team in collaboration with University of Kansas Athletics. His research interests over the years have consistently focused on physiological and performance responses and adaptations to resistance exercise, as well as overtraining.

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