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Advanced power training techniques

Advanced power training techniques

In simple terms, what differentiates exercises that develop strength from exercises that develop power is whether the performance of the exercise entails acceleration of a load throughout the majority of the ROM; this results in faster movement speeds and thus higher power outputs. read more
Defining the term power in strength and conditioning

Defining the term power in strength and conditioning

The colloquial use of the term power as a generic trait is commonly misunderstood and interpreted. Power is, by definition, the rate of doing work. read more
Match products with the markets identified in a marketing analysis

Match products with the markets identified in a marketing analysis

As you build your operating practices, consider how you will measure the effectiveness of your sustainability initiatives. read more
Stretching to improve performance and prevent injury

Stretching to improve performance and prevent injury

Although most athletes and coaches accept stretching as a means to improve performance and prevent sports injuries, studies regarding this issue offer conflicting conclusions (Andersen 2005; Ingraham 2003; McHugh and Cosgrave 2010). read more
Proper climbing form for cyclists

Proper climbing form for cyclists

How the cyclist rides the bicycle while climbing is a critical component of success, so form while climbing should be the best it can be. read more
Learn the importance of aerodynamics

Learn the importance of aerodynamics

Four forces determine how fast you ride: propulsion, gravity, rolling resistance, and aerodynamic drag. Riding conditions present the rider with a continuously changing mix of these forces. read more
Make the football experience novel and change negative mind-sets

Make the football experience novel and change negative mind-sets

The two things I hear from students in my physical education classes when I say we’re going to be looking at football are usually I don’t like football and I’m not good at football. Although it can be a lot of fun, football can also be confusing, and many students are quick to discount their ability. read more
Common Issues With Groups

Common Issues With Groups

Working in a group is usually a good way to get things done, especially in recreation and leisure settings. Bringing together diverse people with their own opinions and ways of doing things can create a rich environment for success. However, traps and pitfalls can occur; leaders can avoid them by understanding some of the warning signs and responding accordingly. read more
What to Eat and Drink Before, During and After Exercise

What to Eat and Drink Before, During and After Exercise

I came out with high energy, which I have been lacking in the last couple of games. I think it was the baked beans on toast for pregame. read more
Free-Man Dropout

Free-Man Dropout

Three defenders line up over three offensive linemen, and another defender is positioned outside the blind side of the quarterback - the offense’s left if the quarterback is a right hander, or the offense’s right if the quarterback is a left hander. read more
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