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The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness & Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, & Coaches

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With decades of combined experience treating and training elite soccer players, exercise physiologist Donald Kirkendall and orthopedic specialist William E. Garrett Jr. present a comprehensive guide to health and fitness for soccer players, offering expert advice for soccer teams at all levels. The book addresses the physical and mental demands of the game, including the differences between boys' and girls' games and the differences in the levels of play in youth, college, and professional leagues; nutrition fundamentals, including food, drink, and vitamin supplements; physiology and training methods, with an emphasis on the basic elements of flexibility, speed, strength, and conditioning; and injury treatment and prevention.

About the Author

Donald T. Kirkendall is a lifelong soccer player, experienced coach, and member of both the FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre and the U.S. Soccer Sports Medicine Committee. With clinical commentary by William E. Garrett Jr., M.D. William E. Garrett Jr., M.D., professor of orthopedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, is chair of the U.S. Soccer Sports Medicine Committee and has served as team doctor for U.S. Soccer and the Duke University and University of North Carolina soccer teams.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807858578
Author:
Kirkendall, Donald T
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Foreword:
Dorrance, Anson
Commentaries by:
Garrett, William E.
Commentaries:
Dorrance, Anson
Commentaries:
Garrett, William E.
Author:
Dorrance, Anson
Author:
KirKendall, Donald T.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Soccer injuries.
Subject:
soccer; fitness; training; sports injury; soccer injury; injury prevention; parents and soccer youth; soccer coaches; soccer trainers; WUSA; World Cup; FIFA;
Subject:
soccer; fitness; training; sports injury; soccer injury; injury prevention; parents
Subject:
soccer youth; soccer coaches; soccer trainers; WUSA; World Cup; FIFA;
Subject:
Fitness.
Subject:
sports injury
Subject:
soccer injury
Subject:
Injury Prevention,
Subject:
Parents
Subject:
soccer youth
Subject:
Soccer coaches
Subject:
soccer trainers
Subject:
WUSA
Subject:
World Cup
Subject:
FIFA
Subject:
socc
Subject:
er youth
Subject:
parents & soccer youth
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Injury
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, 20 illus., 18 figs., 73 sidebars, 5 ta
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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