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Helping Students Manage Stress

Helping Students Manage Stress

Stress is a normal response to environmental demands or pressures that threaten our well-being or overwhelm our coping strategies. It is experienced physically (e.g., increased heart rate and respiration), cognitively (e.g., worry), and emotionally (e.g., anxiety and trepidation). read more
Infusing HPE with a Sociocultural Perspective

Infusing HPE with a Sociocultural Perspective

Physical education is said to offer the best opportunity to foster the development of health and physical literacy. Yet it also has a long history of perpetuating inequality and alienation by excluding, marginalizing, or shaming members of certain groups as being "other" on the basis of criteria such as race, ability, weight, gender, and sexual orientation. read more
Foam rolling the hip flexor group of muscles

Foam rolling the hip flexor group of muscles

Exercise benefits: Rejuvenating and regenerating the hip flexor muscles will help the lumbar spine flex, enabling the pelvis to posteriorly rotate more effectively. read more
Learn more about the hamstring group

Learn more about the hamstring group

Muscle specifics: A hamstring muscle on the back of the leg. It originates on the ischial tuberosity of the pelvis (i.e., the “sit bone”), travels down the back of the upper leg, crosses the knee joint, and inserts on the medial side of the tibia a little lower down than the semimembranosus (Agur and Dalley 2013). read more
How the knees relate to the feet and ankles and the lumbo-pelvic hip girdle

How the knees relate to the feet and ankles and the lumbo-pelvic hip girdle

The knee is the structure that bridges the feet and ankles and the lumbo-pelvic hip girdle. Therefore, any imbalances or malalignments in the structures above or below it will directly affect how the knee feels and functions. read more
Creating your diet plan

Creating your diet plan

Once you have calculated your daily nutrient and calorie needs, use the Nutrients per Food Group Serving table that follows to design your diet. read more
The gut-brain axis

The gut-brain axis

Your gut (stomach and intestinal tract) and brain are tightly connected and in constant communication with each other in what scientists call the gut-brain axis. read more
Fat intake recommendations for active people

Fat intake recommendations for active people

If you’re an exerciser, bodybuilder, or strength trainer trying to stay lean, you should control your total fat intake to control your total calorie intake. read more
Hound the puck

Hound the puck

This system is the opposite of the midlane backcheck. The first forward hounds the puck (backchecks toward the player with the puck) as hard as he can, and if a pass is made, the forward continues to pressure the puck (figure 8.12). read more
Small details create a successful power play

Small details create a successful power play

When developing and monitoring the power play, coaches should remember that small details create a successful power play. read more
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