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Double Scissors Jump

Double Scissors Jump

This exercise is a variation of the scissors jump for more advanced athletes. It is excellent for working the flexion and extension muscles in the hips, legs, and torso. read more
Combat osteoporosis with exercise

Combat osteoporosis with exercise

Adults should engage in moderate-intensity physical activities for at least 30 minutes on five or more days of the week. read more
Catch Up

Catch Up

Skill 5.1 - Front Crawl for 12 Yards With Rhythmic Breathing, High Elbows, and Body Roll read more
After the Assessment

After the Assessment

Once you have obtained as much information as you can from the modified TWU aquatic assessment and from the interviews with the student and, if applicable, the family, you are ready to determine the level the student should be working on (i.e., the level at which you will begin teaching). read more
The Modified TWU Aquatic Assessment

The Modified TWU Aquatic Assessment

The TWU aquatic assessment, designed by Dr. Carol Huettig in 1998, is a curriculum-based assessment instrument that addresses the following: Water adjustment skills, Flotation skills, Basic propulsion and breathing skills, Swim stroke skills, Entry and exit skills. read more
Aquatic therapy specialist

Aquatic therapy specialist

Aquatic therapy is an umbrella term used to describe water-based therapeutic exercises designed to improve functional activities. read more
A Brief Historical Perspective on Intercollegiate Athletics

A Brief Historical Perspective on Intercollegiate Athletics

Poll a dozen people about their perspectives on the value of college sport to higher education and a dozen different answers are likely to be expressed. There will be those who extol the virtues of participation in college sport, the bonding, the camaraderie, the tests of courage and will. read more
The risk of stress and inactivity for law enforcement

The risk of stress and inactivity for law enforcement

In an FBI (1988) training survey of local law enforcement agencies, stress management was rated the number one in-service training need. Several studies over the years have suggested that law enforcement is significantly more stressful than other occupations, and just slightly less stressful than firefighting. read more
The 11 strategies for changing your behavior to reach fitness goals

The 11 strategies for changing your behavior to reach fitness goals

Whether it’s taking on the challenge of eating healthier, stopping smoking, or beginning an exercise program, relying on willpower alone will lead to nothing but failure. Setting out on a fitness journey requires strategies for achieving a change in behavior. As American Council on Exercise (ACE) master trainer Nancy L. Naternicola points out in her book, Fitness: Steps to Success, you need to be able to answer questions such as how you will exercise regularly instead of sporadically or how you read more
Stride Jump

Stride Jump

A long, sturdy bench, rectangular box, or row of bleachers or stadium steps is required for the stride jump. This exercise is excellent for any sport or activity that requires good projection of the hips from a single-leg or alternating-leg movement. read more
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