Becoming dehydrated is easy, especially when you are active, and can cause serious problems for older adults,
Athletic Development eBook
One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.
Fundamental Weight Training
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better eBook
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
Worksite Health Promotion-3rd Edition
Consider some major trends in demographics, technology, and economy over the past 50 years.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are two primary techniques for athletic stretching.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
Resistance exercise training has been effective in improving muscular strength and endurance in cancer survivors, with the majority of research being in those with breast cancer, prostate cancer, and head and neck cancer.
Social Dance-3rd Edition
Simply being aware of your posture while standing is only part of the image that you present to others. Dancers are movers. Thus, how you carry yourself while moving, which you do when you are walking or taking a series of dance steps, also says volumes about your self-confidence.
Conditioning to the Core
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
The triceps muscle is located at the back of the arm and is used not only to straighten the arm but also to keep the elbow from moving when performing fine movements of the forearm, such as writing. The triceps muscle is also involved in pushing actions, as in opening doors.