Strength and Conditioning for Judo

Callan, Mike and Burns, Andy (2017) Strength and Conditioning for Judo. Crowood Press, Marlborough, Wiltshire. ISBN 9781785002564

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Abstract

Judo is a dynamic Olympic sport that requires a wide range of physical attributes and skills. It is the second largest participation sport in the world after football, and estimates suggest there are 20 million judoka (practitioners of judo) just in Europe. However strength and conditioning are prerequisites for an aspiring judoka, and this book is essential reading for judo coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, and judoka alike.
Topics covered include:
Needs analysis of judo
Building strength and delivering power
Co-ordination, speed and agility
The importance of nutrition
Injury prevention and maximizing recovery

Item Type: Book
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports > GV711 Coaching
Q Science > QP Physiology
Divisions: Departments > Sport Development and Management
Depositing User: Mike Callan
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2017 13:39
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 10:48
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/2382

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