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Nutrition for fat loss: made simple

Nutrition for fat loss: made simple

We can’t talk about fat loss without talking about eating behaviors (a.k.a. diet). You won’t find a more common question than, How should I eat for fat loss? read more
Managerial skills in sport settings

Managerial skills in sport settings

Managers at all levels possess certain skills that aid in the performance of their day-to-day tasks. As noted by Katz (1974), the skill sets of effective administrators can be broken down into three categories: conceptual skills, human relations skills, and technical skills. read more
Critical thinking in sport sociology

Critical thinking in sport sociology

The following is a guest column by a male student that was published in a university newspaper. The authors of this chapter do not necessarily agree with its position; this article is meant to stimulate alternative perspective taking and critical thinking. read more
Contemporary Sport Management (CSM) Sport Industry Sectors Model

Contemporary Sport Management (CSM) Sport Industry Sectors Model

The sport industry includes three organizational sectors: public, nonprofit, and commercial. These are important categories for the different types of organizations involved in sport and are central to the creation and production of sport products, services, programs, and facilities. read more
Link training periods with a transition phase

Link training periods with a transition phase

After long periods of training, hard work, and stressful competitions in which both physiological and psychological fatigue can accumulate, a transition period should be used to link annual training plans or preparation for another major competition, as in the case of the bi-cycle, tri-cycle, and multicycle annual training plan. read more
Consider the individual athlete’s needs when developing a training plan

Consider the individual athlete’s needs when developing a training plan

Individualization is one of the main requirements of contemporary training. Individualization requires that the coach consider the athlete’s abilities, potential, and learning characteristics and the demands of the athlete’s sport, regardless of the performance level. read more
Understand the objectives of training

Understand the objectives of training

Training is a process by which an athlete is prepared for the highest level of performance possible. read more
Principles of Attack

Principles of Attack

The principles of attack will help a team in possession of the ball react to any situation during soccer. These principles apply regardless of the system of play and formation played by the team, and they will always apply, no matter how the game evolves. read more
Guidelines for Total-Body Conditioning

Guidelines for Total-Body Conditioning

No approach to training is perfect, and this caution is certainly true when using maximum interval training as your workout program. This section gives you some things to keep in mind when putting together your program. read more
Dynamic rotational resistance: step back internal shoulder rotation

Dynamic rotational resistance: step back internal shoulder rotation

Attach a band to an immovable object in front of you, somewhere between the floor and waist height. Stand upright with good posture, holding the tense band in your right hand out in front of you. read more
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