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Understanding Biomotor Abilities

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... fibre tissue is injured, the muscle spindle fibres will send a message to the spinal cord through Type 1a afferent nerves (Brewer 2008). These nerves synapse with alpha motor neurons in the spinal cord to send a preprogrammed and rapid...

Developing Running Speed and Agility Skills

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...In all arenas, sport performances have evolved continuously since competition became formalized and training modalities were developed to enable performers to push themselves to excel. Indeed, most sports have become more dynamic...

Efficiently Controlling Forces: Mechanical Functions of Movement

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...Well-executed movement patterns form the solutions to the problems of any sporting situation. A core principle of this book is that motor (movement) control pertains to the patterning of muscle activation, that is, the timing of when...

Patterns of Motor System Development

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... and Conditioning for Sport: A Practical Guide for Coaches, by Clive Brewer(2013), with kind permission of The National Coaching Foundation (brand name sports coach UK). All rights reserved. sports coach UK subscription and membership...

Movement Skill Development

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... this movement in full, see Brewer and Favre (2016), but the following paragraphs illustrate how establishing correct joint position (the correct technique) can elicit more functional execution in a complex movement that athletes often perform...

Developing Jumping and Plyometric Skills

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...Jumping is a fundamental locomotive skill that underpins many sport-specific skills and athletic movements. In executing a jumping action, the athlete is required to exert forces into the ground or take-off surface from either one or both...

Evaluating Posture

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... From C. Brewer, 2017, Athletic movement skills (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics). Most of the movement observational analysis tasks described in this chapter are based on analysis of the entire kinetic chain and consider multiple joints...

Designing a Progressive Curriculum: Considerations for Movement Skill Learning and Physio-Mechanical Training

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...A motor skill development programme should be based on an inclusive process that encourages athletes, especially children, to become competent in the foundational skills that underpin both sport and lifelong physical activity...

Movement Skill Development

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...Athletes (sport performers in any context) are ultimately judged on their performances. Whether these performances are on the training field, in the weight room or in competitive arenas from the school field to international competition...

Importance of Posture in Athletic Movement

Clive Brewer

Clive Brewer is a world-recognized expert in high-performance sports conditioning, athlete development and applied sports science. He is the assistant director of high performance for the Toronto Blue Jays. He is the human performance consultant for USA Football and has consulted in this capacity with several other organizations around the world, such as Manchester United FC, Wimbledon tennis championships, the UK Strength and Conditioning Association, Scotland National Rugby League, Liverpool Ladies FC, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and IMG Academy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Athletic Movement Skills : Training for Sports Performance

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...The goal of an athletic development programme is to enhance the athlete’s movement efficiency and symmetry so that he or she is better able to implement sport-specific movement (technique) mechanics and thus enhance performance...