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High-Performance Training for Sports Print CE Course

High-Performance Training for Sports Print CE Course


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    Course components can be delivered as printed products or online:
    • The text High-Performance Training for Sports
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    Combining principles of strength and conditioning with the disciplines of physiotherapy and athletic training, the High-Performance Training for Sports CE Course presents the best athlete conditioning protocols and programs in the world today and covers how to
    • optimize the effectiveness of cross-training,
    • translate strength into speed,
    • increase aerobic capacity and generate anaerobic power,
    • maintain peak conditioning throughout the season,
    • minimize the interference effect, and
    • design energy-specific performance programs.
    Each topic is addressed by world-renowned experts in specific areas of sport conditioning and is augmented by case studies and interviews with coaches of some of the world’s most well-known teams and athletes. These studies enhance the understanding of how the science is interpreted and manipulated to develop some of the world’s best sport performers.

    The study guide contains a course syllabus, chapter objectives, and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare you for the 100-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.

    Whether working with high-performance athletes of any age or with those recovering from injury, this course will help develop human performance and athletic capacity.

    Skills Active / REPs pre requisites can be found here:


    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, personal trainers, rehabilitation professionals, and fitness coaches.

    Table of Contents


    Introduction: Understanding Modern Athletes
    David Joyce and Daniel Lewindon

    Part I Building Robust Athletes

    Chapter 1 Evaluating Athletic Capacities
    Mike McGuigan, PhD

    Chapter 2 Developing Younger Athletes
    Rhodri S. Lloyd, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D, and Jonathan L. Oliver, PhD

    Chapter 3 Enhancing Movement Efficiency
    Craig Ranson, PhD, and David Joyce

    Chapter 4 Stabilising and Strengthening the Core
    Andy Barr and Daniel Lewindon

    Chapter 5 Optimising Flexibility
    Sue Falsone

    Chapter 6 Monitoring the Training Response
    Aaron J. Coutts, PhD, and Stuart Cormack, PhD

    Chapter 7 Retraining the Injured Athlete
    Daniel Lewindon and David Joyce

    Part II Developing Athletic Capacity

    Chapter 8 Customizing the Warm-Up and Cool-Down
    Rett Larson

    Chapter 9 Fine-Tuning Motor Control
    Frans Bosch

    Chapter 10 Using Strength Platforms for Explosive Performance
    Daniel Baker, PhD

    Chapter 11 Successfully Translating Strength Into Speed
    Derek M. Hanson, CSCS, BA, MASc

    Chapter 12 Optimising Training for Jumping and Landing
    Jeremy Sheppard, PhD

    Chapter 13 Increasing Agility
    Sophia Nimphius, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D

    Chapter 14 Generating Anaerobic Power
    David Martin, PhD

    Chapter 15 Establishing Endurance for Repeated Performance
    Darcy Norman

    Chapter 16 Boosting Aerobic Capacity
    Grégory Dupont, PhD

    Chapter 17 Optimising Effective Cross-Training Methods
    Tony Rice, PhD, and Chris Spinks

    Part III Delivering Performance

    Chapter 18 Planning a Performance Program
    Ben Rosenblatt, PhD, ASCC, CSCS*D

    Chapter 19 Designing Energy-Specific Programs
    Joel Jamieson

    Chapter 20 Minimising the Interference Effect
    Glenn Stewart

    Chapter 21 Optimising Preseason Training in Team Sports
    Darren Burgess, PhD

    Chapter 22 Peaking for Competition in Individual Sports
    G. Gregory Haff, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, AWF-3, ASCC, ASCA-2

    Chapter 23 Maintaining an In-Season Conditioning Edge
    Stuart Yule

    Chapter 24 Recovering Effectively in High-Performance Sports
    Christian J. Cook, Liam P. Kilduff and Marc R. Jones

    About the Editors
    About the Contributors

    About the Author

    David Joyce is one of the first people in the world to lecture on and hold master’s degrees in both sport science and sports medicine. He has trained, rehabilitated, and maintained multiple world and Olympic champions along with more than 100 national champions and 300 national representatives. The first athletic performance coach in history to work with the Chinese team after having worked with another national Olympic team, Joyce is currently head of athletic performance at Western Force, the most traveled team in world sport in the toughest club rugby competition in the world spanning Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. He lives in Western Australia.

    Daniel Lewindon has master’s degrees in both sport science and sports medicine. He has more than 12 years of experience working full-time in elite sport and is currently a physiotherapist for the Rugby Football Union working as part of a leading performance team to ensure the health and performance of England’s best rugby players.