Acsm's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning

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Acsm's Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning by Nicholas Ratamess PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), 9781975118754
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  • ISBN: 9781975118754 | 1975118758
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/2/2021

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Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), ACSM’s Foundations of Strength Training and Conditioning offers 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.
  • Review Questions at the end of each chapter test your knowledge and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned.
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