There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Aquatic Fitness Professional Manual 6th Edition eBook
Other deviations from the general recommendations for class components might be found in programs that have specialized formats. We will discuss the most common formats, any component variations, and the factors that make the workout unique.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Currently more than 50 million Americans�and more than 50% of the American population over the age of 60�have hypertension, or high blood pressure (Hagberg 2005).
Full-Body Flexibility-2nd Edition
We use our forearms, wrists, and fingers to perform many repetitive tasks, such as typing on a keyboard.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Games that incorporate quickness skills are a fun way to increase athletes� motivation and enthusiasm for training. The quickness games in this section also help athletes develop their situational-movement skills and body awareness.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health
In public health, it is important to understand not only the health benefits of a certain behavior or intervention you may be promoting, but also the risks.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
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.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
If you are not looking to dramatically change the shape of your body and your outlook, put this book back on the shelf and walk away!
Physical Activity and Mental Health
A range of methods are used in the assessment of physical activity, including self-report, systematic observation, motion sensors, cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living indirect calorimetry.
High-Performance Training for Sports eBook
Designing training programmes for single-sport athletes would require a phase of physical preparation prior to the onset of the competitive phase.