Strength and Conditioning for Football by Mark Jarvis
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.