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Author Shurley, Jason P., author.

Title Strength Coaching in America : a History of the Innovation That Transformed Sports.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource (339 pages)
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Contents Intro; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Before Barbells: Strength Training, Athletes, Physicians, and Physical Educators from the First Olympic Games to the Twentieth Century; Chapter 2. Building the Barbell Athlete: Bob Hoffman, Joe Weider, and the Promotion of Strength Training for Sport, 1932-1969; Chapter 3. The Science Connection: Thomas DeLorme, Progressive Resistance Exercise, and the Emergence of Strength Training Research, 1940-1970; Chapter 4. Pioneers of Power: Strength Training for College Sports before 1969
Chapter 5. An Emerging Profession: Boyd Epley and the Founding of the National Strength and Conditioning AssociationChapter 6. Bridging the Gap: The National Strength and Conditioning Association and Its Impact; Chapter 7. Strength Coaching in the Twenty-First Century: New Paradigms and New Associations; Appendix. In Memoriam: Dr. Terry Todd (1938-2018): Pioneering Powerlifter, Writer, Sport Promoter, and Historian Who Changed the Cultural Paradigm for Strength; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Subject Physical education and training -- United States -- History.
Physical fitness -- United States -- History.
Weight training -- United States.
Coaching (Athletics) -- United States.
Coaching (Athletics) (OCoLC)fst00865060
Physical education and training. (OCoLC)fst01062401
Physical fitness. (OCoLC)fst01062569
Weight training. (OCoLC)fst01173479
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Todd, Jan.
Todd, Terry.
Other Form: Print version: Shurley, Jason P. Strength Coaching in America : A History of the Innovation That Transformed Sports. Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2019 9781477319796
ISBN 9781477319802 (electronic book)
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