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Injuries to the cervical nerve root and brachial plexus neurapraxia

Injuries to the cervical nerve root and brachial plexus neurapraxia

Cervical nerve root and brachial plexus neurapraxia are known by several colloquialisms, such as "burners" or "stingers." Stretching of the upper trunk of the brachial plexus accounts for the majority of these syndromes. read more
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Theories of negligence in sports-related injury cases

Theories of negligence in sports-related injury cases

Many different theories of negligence have arisen over the years in litigation concerning injuries sustained during contact sports. These theories are limited only by the innovative thought processes of skilled attorneys. read more
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Neurological hand injuries in bowling

Neurological hand injuries in bowling

Bowling can be traced back more than 5,000 years ago to Egypt. In the 1930s, a British anthropologist named Sir Flinders Petrie discovered a collection of objects in a child’s tomb in Egypt that appeared to have been used for a primitive form of bowling. read more
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Professional teams face four major challenges in the future

Professional teams face four major challenges in the future

As teams in professional sport move to the future, they face a variety of challenges (and opportunities), many of which are discussed in this chapter. Although the challenges are too many to enumerate in this section, we have isolated four major challenges that professional teams face in the future: maintaining reasonable labor - management relations, developing new revenue streams, managing new technology, and dealing with globalization. read more
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Key Factors in Determining a Pacing Strategy for Triathlon

Key Factors in Determining a Pacing Strategy for Triathlon

Triathlon is a complex and time-consuming sport to train and prepare for. Triathletes need a keen sense and understanding of their physical and technical capacities to position themselves correctly in races to optimise their performances read more
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Defending the Run

Defending the Run

Your defense will see a variety of running plays in the course of a season. The most important aspect of defense is being able to defend these different types of running plays in your base defense. read more
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Four places to use Best New Games outside of school

Four places to use Best New Games outside of school

New Games in general don’t have quite the same hard edge as traditional team-building exercises because they are played first for fun. read more
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Improve overall conditioning with these basic jump rope techniques

Improve overall conditioning with these basic jump rope techniques

Techniques for establishing your training baselines and testing your conditioning and proficiency. read more
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Drills for executing goal-line pass routes

Drills for executing goal-line pass routes

Because of the limited area available to run pass routes when a team is near the opponent’s goal line, one or two special routes should be designed specifically for this area. Routes that can be effective in this area are the fade route and the pivot in or pivot out pass. read more
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Training for Stabilization, Strength, and Power

Training for Stabilization, Strength, and Power

The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency. read more
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