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Sports Nutrition: A Handbook for Professionals, Sixth Edition

In the latest edition of Sports Nutrition, renowned authors and dieticians Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, FAND and Christine Karpinski, PhD, RD, CSSD, LDN present updated research and evidence-based advice for health professionals working with athletes at all levels. This edition incorporates theoretical and practical information, designed for easy implementation in daily practice for peak athletic performance. This long-standing and renowned reference for both the seasoned and novice sports dietitians thoroughly explores all areas of nutrition for sports and fitness. Sports Nutrition is known as an excellent text for sports nutrition courses and study aid for the CSSD specialty exam.


Highlights include:
-A detailed exploration of sports nutrition basics, including carbohydrates, protein, dietary fat, vitamins, minerals, fluids, electrolytes, and supplements and how they relate to exercise
-A section on sports nutrition assessment and energy balance
-Principles for all levels of athletes, including child athletes, adolescent athletes, college athletes and college sports, elite athletes, vegetarian athletes, pregnant athletes, athletes with diabetes, and issues with eating disorders in athletes
-Nutrition for endurance and ultraendurance sports
-Nutrition for high-intensity and intermittent sports
-Detail nutrition for baseball, softball, basketball, cycling, running, swimming, track, figure skating, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, martial arts, bodybuilding, rowing, soccer, tennis, and wrestling
-Completely revised overview of exercise physiology, including a description of training principles
-Strategies for a sports nutrition assessment with application of macronutrient and micronutrient recommendations
-Updated population-specific and sports-specific recommendations, including new and in-depth discussion of considerations for various endurance events
-Important focus on the scope of practice for sports RDNs

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Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition

Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third edition expands and improves on the previous teaching methods and biomechanical analysis. No other book on barbell training ever written provides the detailed instruction on every aspect of the basic barbell exercises found in SS:BBT3. And while the methods for implementing barbell training detailed in the book are primarily aimed at young athletes, they have been successfully applied to everyone: young and old, male and female, fit and flabby, sick and healthy, weak and already strong. Many people all over the world have used the simple biological principle of stress/recovery/adaptation on which this method is based to improve their performance, their appearance, and their long-term health. With over 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Starting Strength is the most important method available to learn the most effective way to train with barbells — the most important way to improve your strength, your health, and your life.

— Why barbells are the most effective tools for strength training.
— The mechanical basis of barbell training, concisely and logically explained.
— All new photographs and improved illustrations of all the lifts, and the biomechanics behind them.
— Complete, easy-to-follow instructions for performing the basic barbell exercises: the squat, press, deadlift, bench press, power clean, and the power snatch.
— Revised instruction methods for all six lifts, proven effective in four years of seminar, military, and group instruction.
— How the human body adapts to stress through recovery, and why this is the foundation of the development of strength and lifetime health.
— How to program the basic exercises into the most effective program for long-term progress.
— Completely indexed.
— The most productive method in existence for anyone beginning a strength training program.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and now in its fourth edition, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students. This comprehensive resource, created by 30 expert contributors in the field, explains the key theories, concepts, and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance.

The scope and content of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition With Web Resource, have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional and to address the latest information found on the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. The evidence-based approach and unbeatable accuracy of the text make it the primary resource to rely on for CSCS exam preparation.

The text is organized to lead readers from theory to program design and practical strategies for administration and management of strength and conditioning facilities. The fourth edition contains the most current research and applications and several new features:

• Online videos featuring 21 resistance training exercises demonstrate proper exercise form for classroom and practical use.

• Updated research—specifically in the areas of high-intensity interval training, overtraining, agility and speed in changes of direction, nutrition for health and performance, and periodization—helps readers better understand these popular trends in the industry.

• A new chapter with instructions and photos presents techniques for exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements.

• Ten additional tests of maximum power and strength, aerobic capacity, along with new flexibility exercises, resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises, and speed and agility drills help professionals design programs that reflect current guidelines.

Key points, chapter objectives, and learning aids including key terms and self-study questions provide a structure to help students and professionals conceptualize the information and reinforce fundamental facts. Application sidebars provide practical application of scientific concepts that can be used by strength and conditioning specialists in real-world settings, making the information immediately relatable and usable. The web resource provides students with lab activities in fillable form for practice and information retention. Further, both students and professionals will benefit from the online videos of 21 foundational exercises that provide visual instruction and reinforce proper technique.

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, offers an expanded ancillary package for instructors. Instructors receive access to a 61-video collection, including the 21 videos available in the web resource, plus an additional 40 videos demonstrating resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises, and exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements, bringing practical content to the classroom. Working along with the instructor guide and presentation package, a test package has been added to assist instructors in evaluating students’ understanding of key concepts.

EEssentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, provides the most comprehensive information on organization and administration of facilities, testing and evaluation, exercise techniques, training adaptations, program design, and structure and function of body systems. Its scope, precision, and dependability make it the essential preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference for strength and conditioning professionals to consult in their everyday practice.

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Strength Training Anatomy, 3rd Edition

With new exercises, additional stretches, and more of Frédéric Delavier’s signature illustrations, you’ll gain a whole new understanding of how muscles perform during strength exercises. This one-of-a-kind best-seller combines the visual detail of top anatomy texts with the best of strength training advice.

Many books explain what muscles are used during exercise, but no other resource brings the anatomy to life like Strength Training Anatomy. Over 600 full-color illustrations reveal the primary muscles worked along with all the relevant surrounding structures, including bones, ligaments, tendons, and connective tissue.

Like having an X-ray for each exercise, the anatomical depictions show both superficial and deep layers and detail how various setup positions affect muscle recruitment and emphasize underlying structures. New pages show common strength training injuries in a fascinating light and offer precautions to help you exercise safely.

Author and illustrator Frédéric Delavier is the former editor in chief of the French publication PowerMag. He is a journalist for Le Monde du Muscle and a contributor to Men’s Health Germany and several other strength training publications.

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  • HUMAN KINETICS

Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition

Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third edition expands and improves on the previous teaching methods and biomechanical analysis. No other book on barbell training ever written provides the detailed instruction on every aspect of the basic barbell exercises found in SS:BBT3. And while the methods for implementing barbell training detailed in the book are primarily aimed at young athletes, they have been successfully applied to everyone: young and old, male and female, fit and flabby, sick and healthy, weak and already strong. Many people all over the world have used the simple biological principle of stress/recovery/adaptation on which this method is based to improve their performance, their appearance, and their long-term health. With over 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Starting Strength is the most important method available to learn the most effective way to train with barbells — the most important way to improve your strength, your health, and your life.

— Why barbells are the most effective tools for strength training.
— The mechanical basis of barbell training, concisely and logically explained.
— All new photographs and improved illustrations of all the lifts, and the biomechanics behind them.
— Complete, easy-to-follow instructions for performing the basic barbell exercises: the squat, press, deadlift, bench press, power clean, and the power snatch.
— Revised instruction methods for all six lifts, proven effective in four years of seminar, military, and group instruction.
— How the human body adapts to stress through recovery, and why this is the foundation of the development of strength and lifetime health.
— How to program the basic exercises into the most effective program for long-term progress.
— Completely indexed.
— The most productive method in existence for anyone beginning a strength training program.