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Exercise progressions to take your workout to the next level

Exercise progressions to take your workout to the next level

Using the correct exercises at the appropriate time in a training program is key to ensuring enough stimulation for a positive adaptation but without creating excessive stress that can lead to injury. read more
Properties of muscle and tendon

Properties of muscle and tendon

The muscle spindle fibers are the primary sensory mechanism for triggering a powerful concentric contraction in a plyometric movement. read more
Why Should I Do Vigorous Aerobics?

Why Should I Do Vigorous Aerobics?

Vigorous aerobic activities produce many of the same health and wellness benefits of moderate physical activities. One major benefit you get from vigorous aerobics that you can’t get from moderate physical activity is cardiorespiratory endurance. read more
How Can I Assess My Body Composition?

How Can I Assess My Body Composition?

Body fat is one important component of body composition. Ideally, people shouldn’t have too much or too little body fat. The goal is to be in the healthy fitness zone for your level of body fat. read more
What Is Physical Activity?

What Is Physical Activity?

Physical activity occurs when your muscles contract to make your body move. The national physical activity guidelines for teens recommend at least 60 minutes, and up to several hours, of physical activity each day of the week. read more
Physical Activity as a Signature of Humanity

Physical Activity as a Signature of Humanity

Although it is tempting to think of physical activity experience as being inferior to mental activity, such a limited view does not do justice to this important and far-reaching concept or to the integrated nature of the human mind and body. read more
Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform

Health care costs, which have skyrocketed over the past decade, underlie many of the decisions made by companies about their worksite health programs. As a result, these costs may affect the types of job opportunities you will have when you begin your career. read more
Physical Activity: The Focus of Kinesiology

Physical Activity: The Focus of Kinesiology

In your college courses, you may have noticed that disciplines are not all learned or studied in the same way. Art, for example, may be studied through reading, writing, and experimentation with studio projects. read more
What Are Coaching and Sport Instruction?

What Are Coaching and Sport Instruction?

Coaching and sport instruction have a long and storied tradition, extending back as far as the ancient Greeks and Romans. read more
Characteristics of an effective puck-handling goaltender

Characteristics of an effective puck-handling goaltender

There are five main components that make an effective puck-handling goaltender. read more
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