Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Author: Brad Schoenfeld

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492585920

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 9875

Muscle hypertrophy—defined as an increase in muscular size—is one of the primary outcomes of resistance training. Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy is a comprehensive compilation of science-based principles to help professionals develop muscle hypertrophy in athletes and clients. With more than 825 references and applied guidelines throughout, no other resource offers a comparable quantity of content solely focused on muscle hypertrophy. Readers will find up-to-date content so they fully understand the science of muscle hypertrophy and its application to designing training programs. Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, this text provides strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, sport scientists, researchers, and exercise science instructors with a definitive resource for information regarding muscle hypertrophy—the mechanism of its development, how the body structurally and hormonally changes when exposed to stress, ways to most effectively design training programs, and current nutrition guidelines for eliciting hypertrophic changes. The full-color book offers several features to make the content accessible to readers: • Research Findings sidebars highlight the aspects of muscle hypertrophy currently being examined to encourage readers to re-evaluate their knowledge and ensure their training practices are up to date. • Practical Applications sidebars outline how to apply the research conclusions for maximal hypertrophic development. • Comprehensive subject and author indexes optimize the book’s utility as a reference tool. • An image bank containing most of the art, photos, and tables from the text allows instructors and presenters to easily teach the material outlined in the book. Although muscle hypertrophy can be attained through a range of training programs, this text allows readers to understand and apply the specific responses and mechanisms that promote optimal muscle hypertrophy in their athletes and clients. It explores how genetic background, age, sex, and other factors have been shown to mediate the hypertrophic response to exercise, affecting both the rate and the total gain in lean muscle mass. Sample programs in the text show how to design a three- or four-day-per-week undulating periodized program and a modified linear periodized program for maximizing muscular development. Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy is an invaluable resource for strength and conditioning professionals seeking to maximize hypertrophic gains and those searching for the most comprehensive, authoritative, and current research in the field.
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Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Author: Schoenfeld, Brad

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 149251960X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 1666

Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy provides strength and conditioning professionals, researchers, and instructors with a definitive resource for information regarding muscle hypertrophy.
Posted in Sports & Recreation

Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Author: Schoenfeld, Brad

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492535117

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 4839

Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy provides strength and conditioning professionals, researchers, and instructors with a definitive resource for information regarding muscle hypertrophy.
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The M.A.X. Muscle Plan

Author: Brad Schoenfeld

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450423876

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 217

View: 1554

Widely regarded as one of America's leading strength and fitness professionals, the author has won numerous natural bodybuilding titles and has been published or featured in virtually every major fitness magazine. In this book, he brings his expertise to everything needed for completing a total-body transformation in just six months.
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Sculpting Her Body Perfect

Author: Brad Schoenfeld

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736073882

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 237

View: 2202

One of the most sought-after personal trainers in the United States, fitness expert Schoenfeld updates his sculpting program tailored to the unique training needs and goals of women. This third edition includes a 60-minute DVD.
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Strong & Sculpted

Author: Schoenfeld, Brad

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 149251456X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 5157

Sculpt and shape your ultimate body. In Strong & Sculpted, internationally renowned fitness expert Brad Schoenfeld’s proven training practices will help you get real-world results. Featuring 117 exercises, the book is based on Schoenfeld’s years of expertise with celebrity clients and elite competitors.
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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Author: Michael H. Stone,Meg Stone,William A. Sands

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780880117067

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 376

View: 5406

Suitable for strength and conditioning specialists, health and fitness professionals, personal trainers and exercise scientists, this book details the physiological and biomechanical aspects of designing resistance training programmes for improved power, strength and performance in athletes.
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Women's Home Workout Bible

Author: Brad Schoenfeld

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736078282

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 319

View: 3248

In Women's Home Workout Bible, fitness expert Brad Schoenfeld makes sense of home-based workouts. The full-color book features 12 four-week programs for conditioning, sculpting and core stability, plus three levels of fat-burning cardio workouts. It also has consumer buying tips for products and space guidelines for making the most of any home gym. This is the ultimate guide to working out in the comfort of home by building a gym suited to each specific budget! Original.
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Optimal Muscle Training

Author: Ken Kinakin

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736081726

Category: Science

Page: 122

View: 3787

This essential training book presents a complete program for optimizing strength, increasing growth, and minimizing injury. And with its multiple menus, the DVD allows you to customize your experience by quickly accessing what is most relevant to your needs. Overall, the "Optimal Muscle Training" book and DVD is a powerful training package.
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Building Muscle and Performance

A Program for Size, Strength & Speed

Author: Nick Tumminello

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492585637

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 360

View: 6193

Every weekend warrior has two goals: compete successfully and look great doing it. Enter Building Muscle and Performance: A Program for Size, Strength & Speed by expert trainer Nick Tumminello. By combining the most effective approaches and exercises, Tumminello has developed a high-octane, high-efficiency system for building muscle and boosting performance. Step by step you’ll learn the best exercises for increasing speed, explosiveness, athleticism, and endurance. Push yourself to the limits with strength and power lifts and progressions, power training drills, and cardio conditioning workouts. The results are challenging yet exhilarating. You will discover performance and physique that you never thought possible. Building Muscle and Performance includes hundreds of exercises and dozens of ready-to-use programs. Detailed photo sequences depict every movement as well as variations to increase or decrease difficulty. You’ll find expert advice, equipment tips, and safety precautions. More important, you’ll find the results you’ve been looking for. You no longer have to choose between a chiseled physique and athletic performance. Building Muscle and Performance delivers the best of both worlds: the muscle and the hustle!
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Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength

Author: Jim Stoppani

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492584517

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 584

View: 7467

Finally, a research-based book that covers all facets of optimizing the development of muscle and strength. Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, Second Edition, is a comprehensive training guide and reference that provides * definitions of key terms and concepts; * evaluations of equipment options, including TRX, BOSU, and kettlebells; * explanations of the role and importance of each muscle group; * latest nutrition information for losing fat and increasing muscle mass; * presentations of the best exercises, including body weight, for adding strength and mass; and * descriptions and examples of many types of workouts and programs and their effects. Choose from 381 exercises presented for 13 muscle groups and the whole body. Proper technique for each exercise is tailored to the type of resistance used, be it free weights, weight machines, or body weight. Plus, each of the 116 training programs is rated according to workout duration, the projected time frame for achieving measurable results, level of difficulty, and overall effectiveness. Past Muscle & Fitness senior science editor Jim Stoppani covers each topic in detail. His advice will help you conquer any problem or plateau you encounter. So build your knowledge base to build a better body. Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength is the ultimate resource for pinpointing and achieving the results you’re seeking.
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Neuromechanics of Human Movement-5th Edition

Author: Enoka, Roger M.

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450458807

Category: Education

Page: 504

View: 8903

Neuromechanics of Human Movement, Fifth Edition, draws on the disciplines of neurophysiology and physics to explore how the nervous system controls the actions of muscles to produce human motion. This contemporary approach is much different from the traditional approach, which focuses solely on mechanics and does not consider the role of the sensorimotor system in the control of human movement. Authored by Roger Enoka, a widely recognized and esteemed scholar in neuromechanics, this influential text is an essential resource in biomechanics, motor learning, and applied physiology, making complex information accessible to students.
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The Lean Muscle Diet

A Customized Nutrition and Workout Plan--Eat the Foods You Love to Build the Body You Want and Keep It for Life!

Author: Lou Schuler,Alan Aragon

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1623364183

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 6743

Research shows that although people can lose 5 to 10 percent of their body weight on any given diet, dieting itself is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Why? At some point, everyone stops dieting. The Lean Muscle Diet solves the sustainability problem while offering immediate results. It’s simple: act as if you already have the body you want. If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses The Lean Muscle Diet's formula to eat and train to sustain a 180-pound body. The transformation begins immediately, and the results last for life. Lou Schuler, who has sold more than one million copies of his fitness books worldwide, and Alan Aragon, nutrition advisor to Men's Health, have created an eating and "metabolically expensive" exercise plan designed to melt fat while building muscle. The best part? The plan allows readers to eat their favorite foods, no matter how decadent. With full support from Men's Health, The Lean Muscle Diet delivers a simple--and simply sustainable--body transformation plan anyone can use.
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Science and Practice of Strength Training

Author: Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky,William J. Kraemer

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736056281

Category: Education

Page: 251

View: 1537

This edition examines fundamental concepts and principles practitioners need to understand in order to make decisions on what might be appropriate in the programme design for their athletes. An integration of coaching theory and scientific underpinnings, this book is useful for those interested in muscular strength.
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Basketball Anatomy

Author: Brian J. Cole,Robert Panariello

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492584975

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 2076

See what it takes to maximize on-court power, strength, agility, and quickness. Basketball Anatomy will show you how to improve performance by increasing muscular strength and optimizing the efficiency of every movement. Basketball Anatomy features 88 of the most effective basketball exercises, each with step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations to show the muscles in action. Basketball Anatomy goes beyond the exercises by placing you on the court and into the throes of competition. Illustrations of the muscles involved in pivoting, rebounding, and shooting show you the exercises are fundamentally linked to basketball performance. You’ll also step off the court and into the athletic training room to explore the anatomy of the most common injuries to the ankle, knee, and shoulder as well as exercises for minimizing and recovering from such setbacks. Basketball Anatomy is a must-have for all who appreciate the artistry and athleticism of the game—whether player, coach, trainer, or spectator.
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Nutrient Timing

The Future of Sports Nutrition: Easyread Large Bold Edition

Author: John Ivy, Ph.D.

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1442974311

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 1518

If you are serious about weight training, you have probably experienced the ''plateau phenomenon.'' You train harder, you consume extra protein in your diet, but you just don't get the strength and power gains that you want. For the last ten years sports nutrition has focused on what to eat. The latest research from leading sports science labs now shows that when you eat may be even more important. Nutrient Timing adds the missing dimension to sports nutrition, the dimension of time. By timing specific nutrition to your muscle's 24-hour growth cycle, you can activate your body's natural anabolic agents to increase muscle growth and gain greater muscle mass than you ever thought possible. Nutrient Timing is the biggest advance in sports nutrition in over a decade.
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Periodization Training for Sports

Author: Tudor O. Bompa,Carlo Buzzichelli

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492584991

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 368

View: 9410

Sport conditioning has advanced tremendously since the era when a “no pain, no gain” philosophy guided the training regimens of athletes. Dr. Tudor Bompa pioneered most of these breakthroughs, proving long ago that it's not only how much and how hard an athlete works but also when and what work is done that determine an athlete's conditioning level. Periodization Training for Sports goes beyond the simple application of bodybuilding or powerlifting programs to build strength in athletes. In this new edition of Periodization Training for Sports, Bompa teams with strength and conditioning expert Carlo Buzzichelli to demonstrate how to use periodized workouts to peak at optimal times by manipulating strength training variables through six training phases (anatomical adaptation, hypertrophy, maximum strength, conversion to specific strength, maintenance, and tapering) and integrating them with energy system training and nutrition strategies. Coaches and athletes in 35 sports have at their fingertips a proven program that is sure to produce the best results. No more guessing about preseason conditioning, in-season workloads, or rest and recovery periods; now it's simply a matter of identifying and implementing the information in this book. Presented with plenty of ready-made training schedules, Periodization Training for Sports is your best conditioning planner if you want to know what works, why it works, and when it works in the training room and on the practice field. Get in better shape next season and reap the benefits of smarter workouts in competition. Own what will be considered the bible of strength training for sport of the next decade.
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Nutrition and Metabolism in Sports, Exercise and Health

Author: Jie Kang

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136972838

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 1034

This clear and comprehensive introduction to nutrition in sport, exercise and health goes further than any other textbook in integrating key nutritional facts, concepts and dietary guidelines with a thorough discussion of the fundamental biological science underpinning our physiological and metabolic processes. Each chapter includes useful pedagogical features, including case studies, review questions, definitions of key terms, and practical laboratory exercises, including techniques for assessing nutritional status, body composition and physical activity patterns. A companion website offers additional teaching and learning features, such as PowerPoint slides, multiple-choice question banks and web links. As the most up-to –date introduction to sport and exercise nutrition currently available, this book is essential reading for all students of sport and exercise science, kinesiology, physical therapy, nutrition, dietetics or health sciences.
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Athletic Movement Skills

Training for Sports Performance

Author: Clive Brewer

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492586161

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 4182

The unifying theme of every elite athlete and every spectacular performance is movement. It’s the basis for what we recognize as athleticism. It’s the foundation for athletic skill and the essential ingredient to excellence. Athletic Movement Skills: Training for Sports Performance sets a new standard for athletic assessment and development. This authoritative work presents proven protocols for evaluating, correcting, training and translating athletic movement to athletic dominance. Combining the latest science and research with cutting-edge techniques and strategies, Athletic Movement Skills will show you how to - develop multidirectional speed and power for any sport and any position, - improve jumping and agility with effective plyometric progressions, - harness and apply power in critical game or match situations, - evaluate and correct posture and body position, - reduce injuries and expedite rehabilitation and - create functional strength progressions that will directly translate to on-field performance. Hundreds of photo sequences and illustrations plus 10 detailed exercise progressions depict how to refine and perfect speed, agility, strength and power-related movements and skills. Whether you are working with young or experienced, novice or elite athletes, Athletic Movement Skills is a must-have. It is the definitive development guide for anyone serious about sport performance.
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Muscle Hypertrophy of Genetic Origin and its use to Improve Beef Production

A Seminar in the CEC Programme of Coordination of Research on Beef Production held in Toulouse, France, June 1–12, 1980

Author: J.W. King,F. Ménissier

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400975503

Category: Medical

Page: 658

View: 2216

This publication contains the proceedings of a seminar held in Toulouse, France, on 10th, 11th and 12th June 1980, under the auspices of the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate General for Agriculture, Division for the Coordination of Agricultural Research, as part of a programme of research on beef production. The seminar was intended to bring together available experience on the utilisation of hereditary muscular hypertrophy for meat production in the member states of the European Communities. Although the phenomenon of double muscling has been exploited in various countries, particularly France, Italy and Belgium, different breeds are used and different methods of exploitation employed. An attempt was therefore made to bring together the collective experience of participants. Contributions ranged from those on the inheritance of muscular hypertrophy to alternative production systems and from fundamental studies of muscle growth to practical ways of selling the additional musrile found in animals with muscular hypertrophy. The collection of assembled papers and discussions thus represents one of the most extensive reviews of the subject that has been attempted.
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