Download e-book for kindle: ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning by American College of Sports Medicine, Nicholas Ratamess Jr.

By American College of Sports Medicine, Nicholas Ratamess Jr. PhD CSCS*D FNSCA

ISBN-10: 0781782678

ISBN-13: 9780781782678

Developed by means of the yankee collage of activities medication, this article deals a complete creation to the fundamentals of power education and conditioning in line with the most recent learn findings. ACSM's Foundations of power education and Conditioning is divided into 4 elements: Foundations, Physiological Responses and diversifications, power education and Conditioning software layout, and Assessment. The textual content makes a speciality of useful functions, permitting scholars to increase, enforce, and verify the result of education courses which are designed to optimize power, strength, and athletic performance. Moreover, the text’s transparent, uncomplicated writing sort makes it effortless to understand new concepts.

 

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High and triple jumpers tend to have a high lower limb/trunk ratio and a high crural index. • Discus and javelin throwers tend to have longer arms with normal trunk lengths. • Cyclists tend to have a high crural index that increases mechanical advantage during pedaling. • Sports such as baseball and football are more variable based on the diversity of different positions. • Basketball and volleyball players tend to be tall and have long upper and lower limbs, and a high crural index. • Wrestlers and judo athletes tend to have a low lower limb/trunk ratio and a low crural index to assist in maintaining a low COG.

Several longitudinal (1,21,36) and cross-sectional studies (19) have shown that RT (resulting in muscle growth) increases a muscle’s angle of pennation in the resting state over time. However, during acute exercise, the muscle’s angle of pennation may increase largely to account for contraction. As a muscle shortens during contraction, fibers must shorten to accommodate the change in muscle belly shape. As a result, muscle fibers rotate and become more oblique (changing contraction leverage) as the fiber shortens (5) thereby increasing the angle of pennation further.

2002;1:165–171. 14. McBride JM, Triplett-McBride T, Davie A, Newton RU. A comparison of strength and power characteristics between power lifters, Olympic lifters, and sprinters. J Strength Cond Res. 1999;13:58–66. 15. National Strength and Conditioning Association. Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards and Guidelines. Colorado Springs (CO): NSCA; 2009. 16. Sale DG, MacDougall JD. Isokinetic strength in weight-trainers. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol. 1984;53:128–132. 21 17. Sierer SP, Battaglini CL, Mihalik JP, Shields EW, Tomasini NT.

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