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Physical Activity as a Signature of Humanity

Physical Activity as a Signature of Humanity

Although it is tempting to think of physical activity experience as being inferior to mental activity, such a limited view does not do justice to this important and far-reaching concept or to the integrated nature of the human mind and body. read more
Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform

Health care costs, which have skyrocketed over the past decade, underlie many of the decisions made by companies about their worksite health programs. As a result, these costs may affect the types of job opportunities you will have when you begin your career. read more
Physical Activity: The Focus of Kinesiology

Physical Activity: The Focus of Kinesiology

In your college courses, you may have noticed that disciplines are not all learned or studied in the same way. Art, for example, may be studied through reading, writing, and experimentation with studio projects. read more
What Are Coaching and Sport Instruction?

What Are Coaching and Sport Instruction?

Coaching and sport instruction have a long and storied tradition, extending back as far as the ancient Greeks and Romans. read more
Defend against common plays off the opposition rush

Defend against common plays off the opposition rush

There are so many variations of offensive attacks that you need to be prepared for. The opposition attack is nonstatic. read more
Characteristics of an effective puck-handling goaltender

Characteristics of an effective puck-handling goaltender

There are five main components that make an effective puck-handling goaltender. read more
Strategies for coaching goaltenders effectively

Strategies for coaching goaltenders effectively

As stated earlier, some head coaches build relationships with their goaltenders, whereas others communicate to their goaltenders through the goalie coach. read more
Using the tall stance and the low stance in play

Using the tall stance and the low stance in play

The tall stance (figure 2.3) is used when the play does not pose an immediate threat. The goaltender stays in a more upright position than in the regular stance. read more
Thirst as a Signal for Fluid Intake

Thirst as a Signal for Fluid Intake

"As to the taking of stimulants during the race, I will say that I know from actual experience that the full [marathon] race can be covered in creditable time without so much as a single drop of water being taken or even sponging of the head—I have done it myself. This of course is when in perfect trim." read more
Power Play Breakouts and Double Double With a Drop

Power Play Breakouts and Double Double With a Drop

To begin, the coach shoots the puck into the corner. The five players for the power play team are on the blue line. The five players then break out using one of the following patterns. read more
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