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Sport Performance Series Bundle

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Includes all five sport-performance series books. Must-have resource for strength and conditioning professionals, athletic trainers, and personal trainers. Also great for students in strength and conditioning or allied fields.  ($112.75 value)

Product Code: SPP-2

$92.70 USD - $101.48 USD

EDUCATION BOOKS

Effects of Plyometric Training on Sports Performance

May 1, 2017

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Plyometric training is a series of explosive bodyweight resistance exercises using the stretch-shortening cycle of the muscle fiber to enhance physical capacities, such as speed, strength, and power. These physiological measures translate to improved performance in many sports, including court-based sports, field sports, and water sports.

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NSCA Named NYSS Champion

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently recognized the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as one of the first organizations to join the National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) Champion℠ program. HHS released the NYSS in September 2019 in response to Presidential Executive Order 13824, which called for a national strategy to increase youth sports participation. The NYSS is the first Federal roadmap with actionable strategies to increase participation in youth sports, increase awareness of the benefits of youth sports participation, monitor and evaluate youth sports participation, and recruit and engage volunteers in youth sports programming.

Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance in Team Sports

August 1, 2017

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In this session from the NSCA’s 2017 National Conference, Iñigo Mujika explains the scientific basis of tapering and peaking in sports, and the effects of manipulating training components during the taper process. Mujika provides the scientific background and examples of tapering and peaking for a league format competition and a major tournament in team sports.

Coaches Exercise Science Program design Tapering Peaking Team sports 2017-National-Conference

Developing a Uniform System for Improving Athleticism across Multiple Sports

November 28, 2015

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This session from the 2015 NSCA Coaches Conference is designed for the strength and conditioning coach who deals with a wide variety of sports. Scott Charland highlights how the needs of athletes in different sports are similar and shows how it is possible to operate an effective, consistent, and comprehensive strength and conditioning program with minimal staff.

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Nutrition Professionals

June 1, 2017

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All sports nutrition professionals should be able to answer basic nutrition questions. However, athletes with complex nutrition issues should be referred to the appropriate resource as explained in this book excerpt.

TSAC Facilitators Nutrition sports dietitian registered dietitian registered dietitian nutritionist RD RDN sports nutrition coach

The Use of Nutritional Supplementation in Sports: Safety, Efficacy and the NCAA

July 30, 2012

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Colin Wilborn, PDH, ATC, CSCS and Abbie Smith-Ryan, PhD, CSCS,*D, spoke on the use of nutritional supplementation in collegiate sports.

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Implications for Training in Youth: Is Specialization Benefiting Kids?

May 1, 2017

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Early sports specialization has been a controversial topic in the field of sports medicine, training, and conditioning. Recent studies report increased sports-related injuries in single-sport specialized athletes compared with multisport specialized athletes.

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Seattle Seahawks Player Monitoring

June 25, 2016

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Learn about the role of sports science in athletics. In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 National Conference, Patrick Ward provides an overview of monitoring strategies and discusses the use of technology within a sports science setting.

Coaches Exercise Science Player Monitoring Sports Science Monitoring Strategies Technology in Sports Settings

Periodization and Programming for Strength Power Sports

January 30, 2012

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Respected strength coaches Mike Stone and Meg Stone spoke about periodization and programming for strength power sports at the 2012 NSCA Coaches Conference.

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