Section 1: How to Use This Book 1. Introduction [Anthony Turner] Section 2: Working with Special Populations 2. Applying Strength and Conditioning Practices to Female Athletes [Paul J. Read, Alicia Montalvo, Rich Blagrove, Rich Burden, Greg Myer and Rhodri S. Lloyd] 3. Applying Strength and Conditioning Practices to Young Athletes [Rhodri S. Llyod, John M. Radnor, Sylvia Moeskops, Robert W. Meyers, Paul J. Read and Jon L. Oliver] 4. Applying Strength and Conditioning Practices to Athletes with a Disability [Tom Paulson and Vicky Goosey-Tolfrey] Section 3: Team Sports 5. Soccer [Perry Stewart and Matthew Springham] 6. Rugby Union [Craig Twist] 7. Rugby 7's [Dan Howells] 8. American Football [Nick Winkelman] 9. Aussie Rules Football [Ian McKeown] 10. Field Hockey [Ben Rosenblatt and Andy Hudson] 11. Ice Hockey [Steve Nightingdale and Adam Douglas] 12. Basketball [Rob Harley, Stuart Mills and Alex Bliss] 13. Cricket [Phil Scott and Ross Herridge] 14. Rowing [Alex Wolf] 15. Netball [Chris McLeod and Katie James] 16. Volleyball [Jeremy Sheppard, Paula Charlton, David Watts and Tim Pelot] 17. Handball [Marco Cardinale] 18. Wheelchair Rugby [Ed Baker] Section 4: Individual Sports 19. MMA [Lachlan James, Brett Bartholomew, Greg Haff and Vincent Kelly] 20. Karate [James Coy, Jon Cree and Anthony Turner] 21. Taekwondo [Rhys Ingram, Ailish McLaughlin and Yana Radcliffe] 22. Boxing [Alan Ruddock, Daniel Wilson and David Hembrough] 23. Fencing [Anthony Turner, Dai Fulcher, Sophie Weaver and Geoff Marshall] 24. Wheelchair Fencing [Alex Villiare, Michael Edwards, Baldip Sahota and Anthony Turner] 25. Tennis [Emily Fanning and Floris Pietszch] 26. Golf [Paul J. Read, Justin Buckthorp, Zachariah I. Gould and Rhodri S. Lloyd] 27. Sprint Running [Jon Goodwin, Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo, Ruth Waghorn and James Wild] 28. Sprint Cycling [Lynne Munroe and G. Greg Haff] 29. Triathlon [Ian Pyper, Emma Deakin and Andrew Shaw] 30. Swimming [Chris Bishop] 31. Rock Climbing [Noel Carroll] 32. Alpine Skiing [Pete McKnight] 33. Free Style Snowsport [John Noonan] 34. Bodybuilding [Paul Comfort] 35. Powerlifting [Sean Maloney] 36. Weightlifting [Shyam Chavda and Greg Everett]
Anthony Turner is the Director of Postgraduate Programmes at the London Sport Institute, Middlesex University, UK, where he is also the Programme Leader for the MSc in Strength and Conditioning. Anthony consults with the British Military and several sports teams and athletes. He was also the head of physical preparation for British Fencing between the London and Rio Olympics. Anthony is accredited (with distinction) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA), and was awarded the 2015 UKSCA coach of the year for education and research. Anthony has published over 80 peer reviewed journal articles, is an associate editor for the Strength and Conditioning Journal, and completed his PhD examining physical preparation in Olympic Fencing.