Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:25:26 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Who is the person with a disability? <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> Over the years, people with disabilities have been stereotyped as limited in potential. This generalization is based on a comparison of them with people who do not have the same characteristic. </div> </div> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:21:00 +0000 A legacy of leisure at the Mayo Clinic <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Year after year, the U.S. News and World Report, along with other publications, ranks the Mayo Clinic as one of the best hospitals in the United States (see Eisenman, 2014). </div> </div> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:19:00 +0000 Therapeutic recreation is a diverse profession <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Therapeutic recreation has emerged from a dynamic and ever-evolving mix of perspectives, converging schools of thought, borrowed and original theories, and unique interventions and services. </div> </div> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:12:00 +0000 National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> The purpose of the National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (NCPEID) is to promote research, professional preparation, service delivery, and advocacy of physical education for individuals with disabilities. </div> </div> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 04:30:00 +0000 Understand the Command Style of Teaching <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> Teaching Styles: Demonstrate various teaching styles in order to promote learning in physical education </div> </div> Wed, 13 Feb 2019 04:18:00 +0000 15 Broad Standard Areas for Adapted Physical Educators <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> Based on the results of a national needs assessment, the content that adapted physical educators needed to know was identified and divided into 15 broad standards areas. </div> </div> Tue, 12 Feb 2019 04:56:00 +0000 Relationship between Pilates and resistance training <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Pilates and resistance training have a symbiotic relationship. Lifting weights is actually a neurologically driven movement working against external forces on your body while maintaining internal stability. </div> </div> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:01:00 +0000 Single-leg stretch exercise <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> The single-leg stretch increases the flexibility of your hip flexors, strengthens your core, and stretches your back and legs. </div> </div> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:54:00 +0000 Lateral skip with rotation exercise <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Use the same marching rhythm of the lateral skip and add a crossover. </div> </div> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:46:00 +0000 Pilates principles and the seven pillars <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Pilates is a complete body-conditioning program that integrates your mind and body to improve precision in muscle control, strength, flexibility, and breath control. </div> </div> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:42:00 +0000 Troubleshooting your performance like an athlete <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> As you have come to realize in this chapter, being an athlete is mostly a state of mind. However, sometimes your per­for­mance when you are an athlete with diabetes also depends on overcoming some regimen obstacles and other physical issues. </div> </div> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 07:51:00 +0000 Getting the most from diabetes technologies <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> Technology and software related to diabetes and health management are advancing faster than most ­people can keep up with. </div> </div> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 07:46:00 +0000 Understand hormonal responses to exercise <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> The ­human body only has insulin to lower blood glucose but has five hormones that raise it (with some overlap). </div> </div> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 07:39:00 +0000 Adaptations of the Vasculature to Training <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> Training benefits the blood vessels as well as the heart. As discussed in sections 11.21 and 11.22, endurance and resistance training can lower the risk of atherosclerosis by decreasing plasma triacylglycerols, total cholesterol, and LDL cholesterol. </div> </div> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 02:32:00 +0000 Control of Muscle Activity by Ca2+ <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> For more than 130 years (since 1883), it has been known that muscles cannot contract in the absence of calcium cations. However, 80 years had to pass before the exact role of Ca2+ was discovered. </div> </div> Fri, 01 Feb 2019 02:24:00 +0000