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Title:
Total hockey conditioning : from pee-wee to pro
Author:
Bompa, Tudor O.
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Publication Information:
Buffalo, NY : Firefly Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
204 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781552978528
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Sound advice for hockey players at all levels of play.

Total Hockey Conditioning is a comprehensive guide to conditioning that includes both theory and specific training programs for all age groups. Written for coaches, players, trainers, and conditioning specialists, this book explains how to increase strength, power, speed, energy, flexibility, and agility. By applying these principles, players will compete at a higher level while avoiding injuries and recovering more quickly from fatigue.

Key features of this book include:

On- and off-ice programs for all age groups Power, speed and strength training Quickness and flexibility training Energy system training Nutrition regimes including what to eat and drink before, during and after the game Mental training including stress management

Detailed and highly informative, this book is illustrated with 450 tables, figures, and diagrams. Practical advice is provided for planning a year-round fitness program.


Author Notes

Tudor Bompa, PhD, is a world-renowned expert and author of books and articles on the theory and methodology of training
Dave Chambers, PhD, is a former NHL, Team Canada, Junior, A, and university hockey coach and is the author of numerous books and articles on ice hockey and coaching


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Components of Fitnessp. 1
Chapter 2 Planning--Periodization of Hockey Trainingp. 5
Chapter 3 Training for Strength and Powerp. 22
Chapter 4 Training the Energy Systemp. 29
Chapter 5 Training for Quickness and Agilityp. 42
Chapter 6 Flexibility Trainingp. 58
Chapter 7 Recovery, Fatigue, Overtraining, and Detrainingp. 63
Chapter 8 Injuries: Prevention and Recoveryp. 78
Chapter 9 Evaluating Fitnessp. 82
Chapter 10 Nutritionp. 93
Chapter 11 Mental Trainingp. 102
Chapter 12 Growth Characteristics and Training Implicationsp. 111
Chapter 13 The Training Program and Specific Exercisesp. 116
Chapter 14 Year-Round Fitness Programs for Elite Professional, National, and University Teamsp. 129
Chapter 15 Year-Round Fitness Programs for Junior Players (17 to 20 Years of Age)p. 146
Chapter 16 Year-Round Fitness Programs for Midget Players (16 to 17 Years of Age)p. 163
Chapter 17 Year-Round Fitness Programs for Pee Wee (12 to 13 Years of Age) and Bantam (14 to 15 Years of Age) Playersp. 179
Chapter 18 Conditioning Program for Under Age 12 (Prepubescent)p. 194
Appendixp. 196
Conversion Chartp. 199
Bibliographyp. 200
About the Authorsp. 203
Booksp. 204

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