Human Kinetics Articles http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts News and Excerpts en 2008 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:25:26 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator noreply@hkusa.com Who is the person with a disability? http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/who-is-the-person-with-a-disability A legacy of leisure at the Mayo Clinic http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/a-legacy-of-leisure-at-the-mayo-clinic Therapeutic recreation is a diverse profession http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/therapeutic-recreation-is-a-diverse-profession National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/national-consortium-for-physical-education-for-individuals-with-disabilities Understand the Command Style of Teaching http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/understand-the-command-style-of-teaching 15 Broad Standard Areas for Adapted Physical Educators http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/15-broad-standard-areas-for-adapted-physical-educators Relationship between Pilates and resistance training http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/relationship-between-pilates-and-resistance-training Single-leg stretch exercise http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/single-leg-stretch-exercise Lateral skip with rotation exercise http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/lateral-skip-with-rotation-exercise Pilates principles and the seven pillars http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/pilates-principles-and-the-seven-pillars Troubleshooting your performance like an athlete http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/troubleshooting-your-performance-like-an-athlete Getting the most from diabetes technologies http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/getting-the-most-from-diabetes-technologies Understand hormonal responses to exercise http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/understand-hormonal-responses-to-exercise Adaptations of the Vasculature to Training http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/adaptations-of-the-vasculature-to-training Control of Muscle Activity by Ca2+ http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://www.humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/control-of-muscle-activity-by-ca2