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Developing Power

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    Authored by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Developing Power is the definitive resource for developing athletic power.

    In Developing Power, you’ll find research-based recommendations from the world’s leading experts on power development. Coverage includes the following:
    • Assessment protocols for testing jumps, throws, and ballistic exercises
    • Step-by-step instructions for exercises and drills for upper body, lower body, and total body power
    • Guidance on how to add progressions safely and effectively for continued development
    • Multiple training methods, such as explosive weight training, Olympic lifts, and plyometrics
    • Ready-to-use programs for 12 of the world’s most popular sports, including basketball, rugby, soccer, football (American), volleyball, baseball, track and field, swimming, wrestling, golf, rowing, and winter sports
    Leaving no topic uncovered, Developing Power is the most comprehensive resource dedicated to increasing athletic power. These are the exercises, programs, and protocols being used at the highest levels of sport and performance. With Developing Power, the experts at NSCA are ready to elevate your power.

    Table of Contents


    Part I: Essentials of Power Development
    Chapter 1. Nature of Power
    Chapter 2. Assessment of Power
    Chapter 3. Periodization and Power Integration
    Chapter 4. Power Training for Different Populations

    Part II: Exercises for Power Development
    Chapter 5. Upper Body Power Exercises
    Chapter 6. Lower Body Power Exercises
    Chapter 7. Total Body Power Exercises
    Chapter 8. Advanced Power Techniques

    Part III: Sport-Specific Power Development
    Chapter 9. Team Sport Power Training
    Chapter 10. Individual Sport Power Training

    About the NSCA
    About the Editor
    About the Contributors