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Athletic Body in Balance

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Great athletes make difficult moves look effortless with a combination of skill, strength, and balance. Traditional conditioning builds a fitness base, but modern sports training takes into account athletic movement patterns. Athletic Body in Balanceis the first guide of its kind to show you how to train for smooth, fluid movement and prevent muscle imbalances, mobility restrictions, stability problems, and injuries. Physical therapist and sports conditioning expert Gray Cook has proven the effectiveness of his approach through the performances of athletes in the NFL, NBA, NHL, WNBA, and Reebok

About the Author

Gray Cook is the director of orthopedic and sports physical therapy at Dunn, Cook & Associates and is a faculty member of the North American Sports Medicine Institute.

Table of Contents

Athletic movement. Mind and movement. Identifying weak links. Analyzing movement. Developing resistance to injury — Mobility and stability. Mobility and stability testing. Balance training. Core training — Strength and endurance. Strength and endurance testing. Movement imbalance training. Strength and endurance exercises — Power, speed, and agility. Power, speed, and agility testing. Speed and quickness training. Power, speed, and agility drills — Performance programs. Rotation and swinging. Throwing and striking. Jumping and kicking. Cutting and turning. Progress evaluation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450407274
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Subject:
General-General
Author:
Gray Cook
Author:
Cook, Gray
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Physical education and training
Subject:
Sports medicine
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Reference
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2003
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
222

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Education » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Exercise

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