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Preparing for practice

Preparing for practice

Season and practice plans are only as good as the thought, research, and provisioning done before they are created and implemented. Here are just a few items to address in your planning. read more
Positive and Negative Emotions - Accent on Positive

Positive and Negative Emotions - Accent on Positive

Anxiety is an often-studied emotion, particularly in sport and exercise psychology. What are the other emotions? read more
Using and Evaluating Stress Management Techniques

Using and Evaluating Stress Management Techniques

Relaxation exercises consist of both body-to-mind techniques (e.g., progressive muscle relaxation) and mind-to-body techniques (e.g., meditation). read more
Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being

Lifestyle physical activity is increasingly promoted in the media, as well as in health and kinesiology resources. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) published Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in 2008 and the updated Healthy People 2020 objectives in 2010. read more
Learn basic squat form and variations

Learn basic squat form and variations

The squat is a knee-dominant movement that involves deep flexion in the knees and hips. Exercises that fit in this category work the quadriceps and erector spinae to a high degree. read more
Structure and Content of Individual Dance Sessions

Structure and Content of Individual Dance Sessions

Formal research on dance session progression and sequencing in general, let alone for specific genres, is comparatively limited, although class plans, guides to styles, vocabularies, glossaries and how-to tutorials are abundant, both in print and online. read more
Help students learn by asking effective questions

Help students learn by asking effective questions

One way to help students learn game tactics and give verbal expression to what they are learning is to ask effective questions. Each game in this book includes a couple of important questions to get you started. read more
Special Moves and Skills

Special Moves and Skills

Running backs use several types of moves to escape a defender. These include jukes, spins, stiff arm, high step, forearm, and jump cut. read more
Origins and history of sport nutrition

Origins and history of sport nutrition

A brief look at how the sport nutrition field developed. read more
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
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