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Who should use the Bigger Faster Stronger readiness program?

Who should use the Bigger Faster Stronger readiness program?

Although many athletes will be ready to jump right into the BFS set - rep system, others are more suited to starting with the BFS Readiness Program. Here are some examples. read more
Develop strength to add power to your stroke

Develop strength to add power to your stroke

To develop strength in the lats and the muscles of the upper back, some of the most important muscles for generating the power behind your pull. read more
The Jump Shrug From Floor Exercise

The Jump Shrug From Floor Exercise

Load-based power training involves explosively moving a weight or resistance throughout a range of motion. Exercises in this category include Olympic lifts, Olympic lift variations, pause squats, and resisted jumps. Technique and speed of movement should be the primary focus when performing Olympic lifts. The execution of proper technique and the speed of the bar are the factors that determine whether and when the athlete progresses in weight. read more
Gold Standards Versus Variability

Gold Standards Versus Variability

Instructors of physical skills sometimes teach with a template in mind (e.g., the movement pattern of a highly skilled athlete). After all, doesn’t it make sense to imitate the best? read more
Motor Learning

Motor Learning

Motor learning is a subdiscipline of motor behavior that examines how people acquire motor skills. Motor learning is a relatively permanent change in the ability to execute a motor skill as a result of practice or experience. read more
Case Studies

Case Studies

Now that you understand how to develop an ecological task analysis and have an understanding of motor behavior concepts across the life span, you are invited to take these concepts and apply them to the following case studies. read more
Case study: client with fibromyalgia

Case study: client with fibromyalgia

Mrs. P is a receptionist in a dental office. Her job entails sitting for long periods of time, entering information into a computer, and retrieving dental records. read more
Understanding and recommending exercise for clients with joint replacements

Understanding and recommending exercise for clients with joint replacements

Joint replacement surgery (also known as arthroplasty) involves replacement of part (e.g., articular cartilage) or all of a damaged or arthritic joint with a metal, plastic, or ceramic prosthesis in order to return the joint to normal pain-free movement. read more
Professional opportunities for those training special populations

Professional opportunities for those training special populations

The exercise professional with expertise in the training of special populations (via formal education and professional certifications) is properly positioned to meet the growing need for professionals with appropriate background in this area. read more
Tips for eating right after exercise

Tips for eating right after exercise

Athletes need to be reminded about the importance of fueling after exercise and making this a priority. Make sure that before they shower, text message, put on the i-Pod, or drive home from practice, they eat to replete! read more
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