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By Jay R., Ph.D. Hoffman, Nicholas A., Ph.D. Ratamess

ISBN-10: 1585180815

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Avery Faigenbaum and Jie Kang for their feedback on the book. In addition, I want to thank Mattan Hoffman and Nathan Chebotar for their assistance with some of the photos used in this book. Lastly, this book is dedicated to my wife, Alison, my children, Jessica and Vinnie, and my parents, Nick and Veronica, for their love and support. –NAR A Practical Guide to Developing Resistance-Training Programs is designed to help strength/conditioning and fitness professionals develop specific programs to enhance health and/or athletic performance.

The predominance of either Type I or Type II muscle fibers) is primarily determined by genetics. The average individual (man or woman) has similar proportions of both slow- and fast-twitch fibers, and the composition of muscle-fiber types (percentage of Type I and Type II) is consistent among the body’s major muscle groups. In elite athletes, the predominance of a particular fiber type appears to correspond to the metabolic requirements of the athletes’ respective sport. , sprinters) have a preponderance of fast-twitch fibers.

For instance, as an individual extends the hips and knees from a parallel squat position to the lockout phase (Figure 1-6), the gluteus maximus and vastus lateralis undergo concentric muscle actions at the hips and knees. When muscle lengthens during contraction it is said to be eccentric. Mechanically speaking, because the muscle is lengthening it is considered to be performing negative work. Lowering a weight from a standing position to the parallel squat position is an example of the gluteus maximus and vastus lateralis muscles performing eccentric contractions.

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