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Sergeant Alvin C. York State Park

Sergeant Alvin C. York State Park

Despite the fact that Alvin C. York is one of the most celebrated soldiers in American history, he actually set out to be a conscientious objector. In 1914, he joined the pacifist Church of Christ in Christian Union but was denied formal conscientious objector status when he was drafted for service in World War I in 1917. read more
Burgess Falls State Park & River Trail

Burgess Falls State Park & River Trail

Before it was the site of a water-powered gristmill and a hydroelectric plant, Burgess Falls State Park was home to Native Americans who used the land as a hunting ground. European settlers began settling in the area in the late 19th century as the numerous falls and rapid flow of Falling Water River were used to power grist and saw mills. read more
West Tennessee

West Tennessee

One of the three Grand Divisions of the state, West Tennessee is the most sharply defined geographically. Its boundaries are the Mississippi River on the west and the Tennessee River on the east, and it encompasses an area of 9,000 square miles. read more
Conflict management skills essential for effective officiating

Conflict management skills essential for effective officiating

To manage conflict effectively, you must first understand that it is inevitable. read more
Cross-cultural knowledge imperative to working with minority groups

Cross-cultural knowledge imperative to working with minority groups

General cross-cultural knowledge for working with racial and ethnic minority groups. read more
Use the magnet principle for defensive coverage in softball

Use the magnet principle for defensive coverage in softball

The magnet principle is a basic concept that can be used to help young players learn defensive coverage. read more
The Pros and Cons of Fitness Facilities and Personal Trainers

The Pros and Cons of Fitness Facilities and Personal Trainers

You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option. read more
Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners

Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners

If you’re just starting out or it’s been a while since you’ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you’re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises. read more
Modern lifestyles, environments play large role in obesity epidemic

Modern lifestyles, environments play large role in obesity epidemic

If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed. read more
Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

The strength-to-weight ratio is critically important in virtually all athletic endeavors, so athletes are rightly interested in ways to improve or sustain muscle mass. read more
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