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Author Fleck, Steven J., 1951-

Title Designing resistance training programs / Steven J. Fleck, William J. Kraemer
Edition Third edition
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2004]
©2004

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Description xiii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
regular print
Contents 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
Summary This text enables readers to: design scientifically sound resistance training programmes; modify and adapt programmes to meet the needs of special populations; and understand how exercise prescription design works in the real world
Notes Previous ed.: 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-361) and index
Subject Weight training.
Physical fitness.
Exercise.
Isometric exercise.
Exercise.
Author Kraemer, William J., 1953-
LC no. 2003008524
ISBN 0736042571
9780736042574