Written by Michael Volkmar, MS, CSCS
978-1-57826-805-4, $19.95 paperback
978-1-57826-806-1, $12.99 eBook
Published by Hatherleigh Press.
Distributed through Penguin Random House.
Available wherever books are sold.
ABOUT THE HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE: BASKETBALL
Get fit for basketball season! A specialized fitness program and workout collection for young athletes.
Developed by best-selling fitness author and strength and conditioning expert Mike Volkmar, The High School Athlete: Basketball is the essential program for any student who wants to train and play basketball in high school. The second book in The High School Athlete series, this unique program features training fundamentals for different levels of player development from pre-freshman all the way to varsity level getting ready to play in college. With over 100 workouts, The High School Athlete: Basketball also contains information geared towards a young athlete’s goals and includes information on player development, motivation, and nutrition.
About the Author:
Michael Volkmar, MS, CSCS, PES, CPT, received his master's degree in Exercise Science with a specialization in Exercise, Nutrition, and Eating Behavior from George Washington University (GWU). He worked for three years as the Strength and Conditioning Coach at GWU, first with the Single A affiliate (High Desert Mavericks) of the Milwaukee Brewers, and later season with the Double A affiliate (Harrisburg Senators) of the Washington Nationals, before moving on to spend one year at the International Performance Institute of IMG Academies, FL. Mike continued his professional development by becoming the Director of Strength and Conditioning at the APEX Academies. Currently, Mike is the strength and conditioning coach at the Peddie School. Mike has advanced specialty certifications in strength and conditioning, post-rehab exercise, athletic development, and sports medicine.
I received a complimentary copy.
Cassandra's Review- If you are seriously interested in Basketball this is going to be an amazing book or gift for the person in your life who is. It covers everything from good eating practices to how to practice and schedules. Great coaching tips and training sections. Vey well organized and fun to read.