ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

ACSM's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

Second edition

American College of Sports Medicine

by Nicholas Ratamess Jr. and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Imprint: LWW

598 Pages, 212.00 x 276.00 x 0.00 mm

598 pages, 212.00 x 276.00 x 0.00 mm

  • Cloth Over Boards
  • ISBN: 9781975118754
  • June 2021

£74.00

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Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioningoffers a comprehensive introduction to the basics of strength training and conditioning. This updated 2nd edition focuses on practical applications, empowering students and practitioners to develop, implement, and assess the results of training programs that are designed to optimize strength, power, and athletic performance. Clear, straightforward writing helps students master new concepts with ease, and engaging learning features throughout the text provide the understanding and confidence to apply lessons to clinical practice. 
  • Myths and Misconceptions boxes debunk popular myths and clarify widespread misconceptions about strength and conditioning.
  • Interpreting Research boxes draw attention to important research findings and explain their application to strength and conditioning practice.
  • Case Studies throughout the chapters challenge you to evaluate real-world scenarios and devise effective solutions.
  • Exercise boxes provide step-by-step instructions for various exercises, as well as Caution! alerts that highlight important safety considerations.
  • Sidebars highlight topical points at a glance.
  • Additional online resources, including videos, animations, additional exercises and exercise variations, and an interactive question bank further support understanding of the content.
  • Review Questions at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned.
  • eBook available for purchase. Fast, smart, and convenient, today’s eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and more.