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Designing resistance training programs / Steven J. Fleck, William J. Kraemer.

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  • ISBN: 0736042571 (hard)
  • ISBN: 9780736042574 (hard)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 377 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-361) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- pt. I. Foundations of resistance training -- ch. 1. Basic principles of resistance training and exercise prescription -- Basic definitions -- Voluntary maximal muscular actions -- Intensity -- Training volume -- Periodization -- Progressive overload -- Rest periods -- Velocity specificity -- Muscle action specificity -- Muscle-group specificity -- Energy-source specificity -- Safety aspects -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- ch. 2. Types of strength training -- Isometrics -- Dynamic constant external resistance training -- Variable resistance training -- Isokinetic -- Eccentric training -- Comparison of training types -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- ch. 3. Neuromuscular physiology and adaptations to resistance training -- Physiological adaptations -- Nervous system adaptations -- Skeletal muscle fibers -- Bioenergetics -- Endocrine system responses and adaptations -- Connective tissue -- Cardiovascular adaptations -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings --
ch. 4. Integrating other fitness components -- Aerobic training -- Concurrent strength and endurance training -- Concurrent training and cellular changes -- Does resistance training affect endurance? -- Anaerobic sprint and interval training -- Flexibility training -- Does resistance training affect flexibility? -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- pt. 2. Exercise prescription of resistance training -- ch. 5. Developing the individualized resistance training workout -- Program choices -- Needs analysis -- Program design -- Acute program variables -- Training potential -- Setting program goals -- Case study exercise prescriptions -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- ch. 6. Resistance training systems and techniques -- /single-set system -- Express circuit -- Multiple-set system -- Exercise order systems -- Training techniques applicable to other systems -- Specialized systems and techniques -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- ch. 7. Advanced training strategies -- Periodization of resistance training -- Comparative studies -- Power development -- Plyometrics -- Two training sessions in one day -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings --
ch. 8. The detraining phenomenon -- Types of detraining -- Detraining effects on motor performance -- Physiological mechanisms of strength loss -- Effect of muscle action type -- Detraining effects on bone -- Detraining the bulked-up athlete -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- pt. 3. Women, children, and seniors and resistance training -- ch. 9. Women and resistance training -- Gender absolute strength differences -- Gender relative strength differences -- Gender power output differences -- Muscle fiber types and power -- Training effects -- Women's hormonal response to resistance training -- Menstrual cycle alterations due to physical training -- Bone density -- Hormonal mechanisms of menstrual cycle disturbances and bone density loss -- Knee injuries -- General needs analysis -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings --
ch. 10. Children and resistance training -- Training adaptations -- Concerns about injury -- Acute injuries -- Chronic injuries -- Programs for children -- Needs analysis -- Developmental differences -- Individualized resistance training programs -- Sample programs -- Program periodization -- Program philosophy -- Equipment modification and organizational difficulties -- Appropriate resistance increases -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- ch. 11. Resistance training for seniors -- Age-related loss of muscular strength and power -- Aging mechanisms and adaptations to resistance training -- Nutrition and aging -- Developing a resistance training program -- Summary -- Key terms -- Selected readings -- References -- Index -- About the authors.
Subject: Isometric exercise.
Exercice.