The cue to “lift and lengthen your spine” can be interpreted from an anatomical perspective as referring to the use of muscles to counter the tendency of gravity to slightly “collapse” the normal sagittal curves of the spine.
Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
Dancers can greatly improve their performance by learning anatomical and biomechanical principles as they apply to dance.
Anatomical illustrations demonstrate how to improve back musculature
Try these squats to strengthen legs for improved swimming performance.
Use these simple tips and images to improve your swimming strokes.
Dance Anatomy eBook
Every dance technique requires intense control, which is provided by core strength.
Injuries are a part of all sports. The most common soccer injury is a contusion (bruise) when you get kicked, fall, or bumped.
Soccer Anatomy eBook
The goal of whole-body activities is to prepare players for the strategic actions that will lead to success either in scoring or preventing goals.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
Cells are the fundamental building blocks of life, from single-celled plants to multitrillion-celled animals. The human body, which is made up of roughly 100 trillion cells, begins as two newly created cells.
Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition eBook With Web Resource
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
For a number of years, Primal Pictures has provided its customers a unique and amazingly-detailed look into the human anatomy. Their software has proved an unmatched view of the body in motion, and their programs have become essential tools for students and teachers in anatomy and movement.
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