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The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness & Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches

Donald T. Kirkendall

Abstract

What are the best fuel foods for soccer players? What training regimen will best prepare young soccer players and improve their resistance to injuries? This book presents answers to these questions. It addresses: the physical and mental demands of the game, including the differences between boys' and girls' games and the differences in the levels of play in youth, college, and professional leagues; nutrition fundamentals, including food, drink, and vitamin supplements; physiology and training methods, with an emphasis on the basic elements of flexibility, speed, strength, and conditioning; and ... More

Keywords: soccer, training, injuries, youth leagues, college leagues, professional leagues, nutrition, soccer teams, training practice, training concepts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780807831823
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807882757_kirkendall

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donald T. Kirkendall, author

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