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The Nineteenth-Century Croquet Craze

The Nineteenth-Century Croquet Craze

In the nineteenth century, gender roles, cheating, and proper etiquette were greatly influenced by the game of croquet. read more
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Culturally diverse challenges offer a supportive atmosphere

Culturally diverse challenges offer a supportive atmosphere

The challenges can help students develop a sense of balance, agility, and physical conditioning within a supportive atmosphere. Students work in small or large groups to solve a common problem or goal. Individuals are responsible for following and giving directions, showing sensitivity toward their peers’ limitations, and taking part in the group decision-making process. Elements of trust should be emphasized. read more
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Coaches can use behaviorism to increase athletes’ motivation

Coaches can use behaviorism to increase athletes’ motivation

According to the concept of psychological hedonism and the pain–pleasure principle, people are motivated to obtain pleasure and avoid pain. read more
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Straight-Arm Plank and Elbow Plank

Straight-Arm Plank and Elbow Plank

Position the hands on a moderately unstable apparatus. The hands are directly under the shoulders with the arms perpendicular to the floor. read more
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Fueling Workouts

Fueling Workouts

From the oatmeal you eat for breakfast to the baked potato you eat for dinner, carbohydrate is the leading nutrient fuel for your body. read more
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The Bodyweight Advantage

The Bodyweight Advantage

Many folks absolutely love the prospect of being able to train efficiently in the convenience of their own home. read more
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Metabolic Strength Training Combination Exercises

Metabolic Strength Training Combination Exercises

Following you will find a variety of metabolic strength training combinations. Some combinations involve more movements to complete 1 repetition than others. The more movements within a given combination, the tougher it is. read more
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The Science of Spin

The Science of Spin

Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children’s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world. read more
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Understand the best way to motivate athletes

Understand the best way to motivate athletes

Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses. read more
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Medication therapy for depression

Medication therapy for depression

Antidepressant therapies are used in the treatment of depression and numerous anxiety disorders, such as obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), and other panic disorders. read more
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