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Power Assessments

Power Assessments

Is serious plyometric training a good option? Before getting too far in planning the specifics of a program, the prudent approach is to look honestly and carefully at factors that could affect safe participation in such intense training. read more
Rare advice helps athletic directors handle coach termination

Rare advice helps athletic directors handle coach termination

Most managers agree that one of the most difficult tasks they face is firing an employee. read more
Permanent Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

Permanent Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

A variety of factors contribute to optimal cardiac functioning, including atrioventricular (AV) synchronization and the chronotropic and inotropic responses to neurohormonal stimuli. Alterations in the normal sequence of atrial and ventricular filling and contraction can result in deterioration of hemodynamics and subsequent symptoms at rest, during exercise, or both. read more
Case Study: Diabetes and Obesity with Osteoarthrosis

Case Study: Diabetes and Obesity with Osteoarthrosis

"I intend to live into my 90s but I can’t get there unless I’m dancing." A 52-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes was referred for help on lifestyle. She had a family history of diabetes and tended toward a centripetal/abdominal fat distribution pattern associated with high CV risk. read more
A Closer Look at Basic CDD4 Recommendations for Physical Activity or Exercise in Chronic Conditions

A Closer Look at Basic CDD4 Recommendations for Physical Activity or Exercise in Chronic Conditions

After four editions of the CDD series, with many decades of clinical experience on the part of the contributors to CDD4, the main working group of authors concluded that it is confusing and unnecessary to sustain disease-specific recommendations, for these reasons: There are thousands of chronic conditions and causes of disability. read more
Improve Strength, Flexibility, and Balance with 16-Week Program

Improve Strength, Flexibility, and Balance with 16-Week Program

In the 16-week program you are progressively introduced to the exercises described in the book. If you are just starting out, there will certainly be a temptation to jump ahead to some of the more difficult exercises, especially if you find some of the beginner-level exercises too easy. But stay on course. read more
Three Exercises

Three Exercises

This is a good warm-up exercise that gently works the legs, hips, torso, and upper body. With more powerful passes, it is a great torso rotation strength exercise, pertinent to so many sports. read more
Choosing Exercises and Progressions

Choosing Exercises and Progressions

When starting any new fitness program, begin at a level that will reinforce proper technique and movement patterns. This is especially important with strength ball training, which also challenges stability. read more

15 to Watch - April 18, 2016

Horrow’s Top Sports News / Dealmaking / Business / Marketing / Endorsement Issues read more
Arm Walkout and Medicine-Ball Walkout

Arm Walkout and Medicine-Ball Walkout

Assume a kneeling position with your hands flat on the floor just above your shoulders and your arms straight under your shoulders (see figure a). Your torso should form a fairly straight line from your head to your knees. read more
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