Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Sat, 05 Sep 2015 12:00:44 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Match products with the markets identified in a marketing analysis <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> As you build your operating practices, consider how you will measure the effectiveness of your sustainability initiatives. </div> </div> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 04:05:00 +0000 &nbsp;How you should measure the effectiveness of your sustainability initiatives <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> As you build your operating practices, consider how you will measure the effectiveness of your sustainability initiatives. </div> </div> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 04:01:00 +0000 What to call tourism that incorporates sustainability principles <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> One of the biggest debates in the tourism industry in recent history has revolved around what to call tourism that incorporates sustainability principles and who is part of it. </div> </div> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 03:48:00 +0000 Social Media Guidelines for Athletes <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> One of the biggest issues coaches face today is inappropriate use of social media. Ill-conceived and misguided Tweets and Instagrams have, for many coaches, become more problematic than miscues on the court and field. </div> </div> Fri, 04 Sep 2015 03:24:00 +0000 Hand positions for different releases <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> The position of the hand determines how the energy of the swing transfers through the ball. If the hand is directly behind the ball, all the swing’s energy goes through the ball. </div> </div> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 04:04:00 +0000 Bowling&rsquo;s primary and secondary targets <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> The two primary target points on the lane are the starting position on the approach and the target arrows on the lanes (figure 10.1). These two points define the target line to the pins. </div> </div> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:51:00 +0000 Drills for developing your bowling swing <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> The following drills follow a particular order. Each successive drill adds more complexity. If you lose your awareness of a smooth, rhythmic swing as you work through the series of drills, you are not progressing properly. </div> </div> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:38:00 +0000 Timing on the approach <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> Timing must be considered from both the beginning and end of the approach. The ball’s position in the swing arc at the completion of the first step (or second step for those using a five-step approach) is termed initial timing. </div> </div> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 03:03:00 +0000 Training for sports requiring power <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Power athletes are naturally focused on maximizing their strength-to-weight ratio so as to generate the greatest power at the lowest weight. </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:51:00 +0000 Wade Gilbert Keynotes Global Coach Conference <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Human Kinetics Coach Education consultant and representative Dr. Wade Gilbert was a keynote presenter on August 25 at the 10th annual Global Coach Conference in Vierymaki, Finland. </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:26:00 +0000 Improve the essential elements of rugby--strength, power, quickness, and agility <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> View a promo video about Complete Conditioning for Rugby </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:52:00 +0000 Groundbreaking anatomy series book helps triathletes improve performance through conditioning <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> The newest addition to Human Kinetics’ bestselling anatomy series helps triathletes maximize performance with effective multisport programming. Step-by-step instructions for 82 exercises, depicted with more than 177 full-color anatomical illustrations, provide an inside look at developing muscles essential for swimming, biking, and running. </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:46:00 +0000 The eight benefits of fat loss&mdash;beyond improved appearance <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> Nick Tumminello, who is rapidly establishing himself as a leader and innovator in the field of human performance training, offers numerous health and performance benefits of losing fat and having a lean body. The owner of Performance University International and inventor of the Core Bar reveals eight such benefits in his book. </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:24:00 +0000 The Six Major Benefits of Maximum Interval Training <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> Interval training has been used by athletes for over a century, but only recently has it become a mainstream concept for developing overall fitness among athletes, coaches, and fitness enthusiasts. While there are a number of different forms of interval training, the purpose of each is the same—to get the benefits of aerobic training, anaerobic training, and even strength training in a short, intense period of time. </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 08:06:00 +0000 Race day preparation <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> Competition day is the day that every swimmer trains for. Although many swimmers and coaches place a tremendous amount of focus on what happens on race day, the hay is largely already in the barn, so to speak, and the meet is just where everything comes together to produce the ultimate performance. </div> </div> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:12:00 +0000