The definitive guide to how strength and conditioning (S&C) can be effectively applied in football.
S&C is well established as a cornerstone of sports science in elite sport, and is now a key part in the preparation and training of professional footballers, helping to make players more robust, more efficient and more explosive.
This comprehensive manual covers all aspects that contribute to successful practice so that training and playing time lost to injury is reduced. This guide deals with much more than a list of exercises. Based on experience at Premier League level, critical topics include:
* Effective coaching
* Injury prevention
* Performance monitoring
* Performance enhancement
This book is a unique resource for existing and aspiring football S&C coaches as well as sports science graduates. In a developing field, this pioneering text will help to shape and define the role of the S&C coach within football to help players at all levels of the game.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 496 g
Dimensions: 230 x 189 x 13 mm
An excellent book ... from someone who obviously gets it in reference to real life S&C at an elite level in soccer. -- Simon Bitcon, Head of Strength and Conditioning, Manchester City FC
Strength and Conditioning for Football by Mark Jarvis is a world-class text ... This is sports science at its very best, mixed with actual application. * International Soccer Network *
This manual includes detailed and effective advice ranging form the benefits of each style of squat to well-designed diagrams highlighting the key to the perfect press-up. Including basic and more detailed advice concerning the most effective strength and conditioning techniques, this is ideal for players and coaches that wish to enhance their own or their team's effectiveness on the pitch. * School Sport *