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Maintenance systems ensure smooth operations for recreational facilities

Maintenance systems ensure smooth operations for recreational facilities

Maintenance as a management function can be a critical contributor to facility utilization. If not performed properly and in a timely fashion, it can have a negative impact on the core product. read more
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Coach = Role Model

Coach = Role Model

The coach, by the very nature of the position, is a role model for athletes and a representative of an entire profession and sport. The coach’s dress, behavior, and relationship with others should be professional. Because of the position of authority and responsibility, the coach’s personal life should also be held to high standards. read more
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Plyometric Drills

Plyometric Drills

Stability Ball Impact Lockouts | Purpose: To strengthen the core and improve the body’s ability to absorb impact. Procedure: Assume a hand-on-ball push-up position, keeping the core (abdominal muscles, lower back, and hips) tight (see figure a). read more
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Skiing technical expert provides insights through photos

Skiing technical expert provides insights through photos

Ron LeMaster releases Ultimate Skiing read more
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TRX Knee Tuck and Band Rising Knee

TRX Knee Tuck and Band Rising Knee

Get on the floor in a push-up position with your feet placed in the stirrups of a TRX. Adjust the TRX handles so that they are just above the floor. Tuck your knees in toward your chest. Hold the tucked position for a second, and then return to the starting position by extending your legs back. read more
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Maximizing Muscle Strength

Maximizing Muscle Strength

Training to maximize strength tends to be a much simpler pursuit than training to maximize muscle mass. The basic workout samples provided with the training splits discussed in chapter 8 are from tried-and-true training programs that work exceptionally well when the resistance used and reps performed are cycled. read more
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Modify exercise intensity to train different energy systems

Modify exercise intensity to train different energy systems

Understanding the energy systems becomes crucial because of the need to train in a specific manner to improve in a certain event. First, recognize that all the energy systems are working together all the time. read more
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Origins and history of sport nutrition

Origins and history of sport nutrition

A brief look at how the sport nutrition field developed. read more
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Anatomy and physiology of stretching

Anatomy and physiology of stretching

Muscles such as the biceps brachii are complex organs composed of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, fascia, and muscle cells. read more
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Improve student learning with goal setting

Improve student learning with goal setting

When students use self- or peer assessment to improve their learning, the most important way to use the data is through goal setting. read more
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