Functional Training Handbook

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Functional Training Handbook, 1e

By Craig Liebenson

Category:
Chiropractice, Complementary & Alternative Medicine, Medical
  • Paperback
  • 9781582559209
  • July 2014
  • 472 pages
  • List Price: £49.00
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DESCRIPTION

Reach a whole new level of physical training with Functional Training Handbook, whose big-picture approach to movement fosters lifelong health, mobility, and athletic development. This practical guide delivers clear, how-to- information, an array of sport-specific guidelines, and key principles that will keep your clients at peak performance.
Join the revolution to improve sports performance, treat injury, and re-train patterns with this comprehensive guide to the body and its movement.
 
Features:

  • Sport specific chapters include Baseball, Basketball, Cycling, Dance, Football, Golf, Hockey, Mixed Martial Arts, Olympic Weight Lifting, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Surfing, and Tennis. 
  • Emphasis on functional exercise explores the physics of weight-bearing and balance to reduce repetitive motion injuries
  • Guides to injury prevention, safe workouts, re-injury avoidance, and practical strategies for active athletes

Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, offering tablet, smartphone, or online access to:

  • Complete content with enhanced navigation
  • A powerful search that pulls results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
  • Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
  • Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text
  • Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues
  • Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use

REVIEWS

'captures the training and rehabilitation necessary for effective sports performance'
'bridge the gap between training and rehabilitation, as well as coaching, so that athletes can return to play'
'level of detail in this book is impressive'
'focuses on athletes at all stages of expertise and at different age ranges, from childhood to older adulthood'
'illustrations do a fine job of depicting the procedures the book describes'
'an appealing, well-designed book'
'Addition of the ebook is quite useful, especially because it provides additional tools, such as an indexing tool and a highlighting tool.'
 
-Doodys Publishers' Club, Friday, July 18, 2014
 
Weighted Numerical Score: 97 - 5 Stars!

SPECIFICATIONS

ISBN
9781582559209
Publication Month
July 2014
Edition
1
Edition Type
First


Product Format
Paperback
Height x Width
6452 x 4522 mm
Weight
360153 grams
Number of Pages
472 pages
Language
English


Bisacs
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Physical Therapy, MEDICAL / Chiropractic


Imprint
LWW
Publisher
LWW


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