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Stronger arms and upper body : [143 exercises and drills for power and performance]
Cochran, Sean, 1971-
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Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2000]

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xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Increasing upper body strength is critical to athletes and fitness enthusiasts. This guide includes programmes on how to apply the strength, including specific conditioning for sports, power development and bodybuilding, and exercises for muscle balance and joint stability.

Author Notes

Sean M. Cochran, a strength and conditioning consultant in the San Diego area, has consulted with many collegiate athletic organizations, such as the University of San Diego and the University of California--San Diego Completing a masters degree in sports medicine, Cochran is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the Chiropractic Rehabilitation Association. He is the conditioning coordinator for Functional Fitness Paradigms He is also a member of the USA Weightlifting Federation and coaches on the club level. Cochran lives in San Diego, California.
Tom House is one of the world's foremost authorities on upper body strength and conditioning. His company, Bio-Kinetics, helps athletes maximize their performance A Major League Baseball pitcher from 1967 to 1979 for Atlanta, Boston, and Seattle, House went on to coach pitchers for the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, and Texas Rangers He also has coached in Japan and Latin America. In 1998 he was presented with the American Baseball Coaches Association's lifetime achievement award. House lives in Del Mar, California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Part I Strength Foundation
Chapter 1 Upper Body Conditioningp. 3
Chapter 2 Training Guidelinesp. 23
Chapter 3 Functional Flexibilityp. 39
Chapter 4 Joint Stabilizationp. 51
Part II Core Exercises
Chapter 5 Chestp. 95
Chapter 6 Shouldersp. 105
Chapter 7 Upper Backp. 115
Chapter 8 Biceps and Tricepsp. 125
Chapter 9 Forearmsp. 139
Part III Functional Programs
Chapter 10 General Body Conditioningp. 147
Chapter 11 Principles of Advanced Trainingp. 167
Chapter 12 Designing Training Programsp. 181
About the Authorsp. 203