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    Improving Strength and Power (Training for Sport) (Hardback) By (author) Paul Mason, By (author) Adam Sutherland

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    DescriptionWhile all sports use a combination of flexibility, endurance, strength and speed, one of these is usually dominates over the others, depending on the sport. This series introduces each of these physical qualities by way of the sports they are most important for. The series includes: Profiles of sportspeople whose sport fits into the category - how they train and how this is reflected in their physique Training programmes Cross-training activities Nutrition and recipes Cross-curricular elements covering science, food technology and sport

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    Improving Strength and Power
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Mason, By (author) Adam Sutherland
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 273 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 374 g
    ISBN 13: 9780750261425
    ISBN 10: 0750261420

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.1
    BIC E4L: NF9+, SPO
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D5N79
    BIC subject category V2: YNW
    DC22: 613.71
    BISAC V2.8: JNF054000
    Illustrations note
    30-35 colour photographs
    Hachette Children's Books
    Imprint name
    Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
    Publication date
    12 August 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Paul Mason's interest in writing stems from his childhood when he won the Scripture Prize in his last year at Primary School. He now is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children's information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. He has a degree in anthropology, has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.
    Table of contents
    What is strength? Strength in sport Body shapes Somatotyping Strength and weight Core stability Increasing strength Training for maximum strength Training for power Training for strength endurance Overtraining Biomechanics and levers Nutrition and hydration Glossary Further information Index