Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:28:30 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Planning and Implementing an Effective Health Education Curriculum <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> To ensure that your students develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead healthy lives, you must plan and implement an effective health education curriculum. </div> </div> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:09:00 +0000 Being a Health Reporter <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Objective: Students will be able to apply and demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the selected health topic. </div> </div> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:06:00 +0000 Skill Development and Assessment <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> For students to have the confidence and competence to apply skills, we first must take the time to teach them about the skill, demonstrate how the skill looks in action, and provide opportunities for practice and feedback. </div> </div> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:01:00 +0000 Defining a coach&rsquo;s role on the Athletics Health Care Team <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> As a coach you are likely to be involved in each portion of the athletic health care relay—prevention, recognition and first aid care, assessment and treatment, and rehabilitation. </div> </div> Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:48:00 +0000 Standard 2 Sample Assessments <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> Standard 2: The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance. </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:34:00 +0000 The Role of Assessment in Today's Schools <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> With increased calls for accountability in public education and the shift to data-driven decision making, the role of assessment has evolved to take center stage in the education reform movement. </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:32:00 +0000 Using PE Metrics in Your Program <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> The scoring rubrics within the sample assessments are designed so that you can observe students during practice tasks, modified game play, fitness and movement activities, gymnastics or dance to determine their level of proficiency. </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:28:00 +0000 Case Study <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> Matching the Assessment Tool to the Assessment Decision </div> </div> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:31:00 +0000 Cognitive Assessments <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Cognitive assessments may include a variety of formal and informal assessments of a person&rsquo;s perceptual and cognitive abilities and skills. </div> </div> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:29:00 +0000 Roles in the Assessment Process <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Interpretation of test data provides a major means of getting to know the student. Yet there has not always been clear determination or agreement among allied professionals on the MPT regarding who assesses what. </div> </div> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:27:00 +0000 Adaptive and Maladaptive Behavior <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> Behaviors, social skills, and how well a student plays with equipment are important yet often undermeasured concepts in general and adapted physical education. </div> </div> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:23:00 +0000 Triggering Muscle Growth <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> When it comes to muscle, protein is king. Although water makes up the majority of muscle tissue (approximately 70 percent of muscle weight), it is the protein component (approximately 25 percent of muscle weight) that is responsible for carrying out human movement. </div> </div> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:43:00 +0000 Sample Kettlebell Sport-Conditioning Programs <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> Along with each program, we also briefly discuss the primary movement patterns and qualities employed in the sport. </div> </div> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:53:00 +0000 How much should I weigh? <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> The fat measurement helps put in perspective the proportion of an athlete’s body that is muscle, bone, essential fat, and excess flab. </div> </div> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:48:00 +0000 Getting specific: foam rolling and the foot <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> Foam rolling the foot can provide significant relief to tired and achy feet. In addition, foam rolling may also help the entire body move better. </div> </div> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:39:00 +0000