Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Liebenson, Craig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 97
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.
- 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