Muscle Mechanics

Muscle Mechanics


By (author) Everett Aaberg

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 277mm x 15mm | 748g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 0736061819
  • ISBN 13: 9780736061810
  • Edition: 2
  • Edition statement: 2nd
  • Illustrations note: 200 colour illustrations, 70 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 285,322

Product description

Aimed at strength training enthusiasts and fitness professionals. Each of the 65 exercises illustrates which muscles are being worked, and provides the proper alignment, positioning and lifting technique. The combination of anatomical illustration and technical guidance allows readers to focus on specific muscles using correct technique and provides a base for readers to customise the exercises based on muscle movements. The three sample programmes show readers how to combine the exercises into progressive strength programmes, and how to apply intensity, volume, recovery and exercise sequencing to their own routines for long term training goals.

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Author information

Former All American football player, Mr. Colorado, and a national power lifting champion Everett Aaberg has been both a teacher and practitioner of resistance training for over 20 years. He is currently the director of education and personal training for a major fitness club in Dallas, Texas and trains fitness instructors with the Cooper institute Aerobic Research.

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"Everett Aaberg's extensive knowledge of biomechanics and enhancement of human performance is well known. In" Muscle Mechanics "he presents, in an easy-to-understand style, exercise techniques and programs that will allow you to begin improving your body's level of function and fitness." Greg RoskopfDeveloper of MAT therapyMAT therapist and biomechanics consultant forNFL (Denver Broncos), NHL (Denver Avalache), NBA (Utah Jazz)