Biomechanical Analysis of Fundamental Human Movements eBook
What determines your running style?
Winning Health Promotion Strategies
How do I measure the ROI of our wellness initiative? How can I tell if our wellness initiative is cost-effective? How do I know whether the wellness initiative is successful?
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Aquatic therapy is an umbrella term used to describe water-based therapeutic exercises designed to improve functional activities.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Approximately three-quarters of these studies classified women according to three or more levels of physical activity, allowing assessment of a dose�response relation (Lee and Oguma 2006).
Tai Chi Illustrated
This stance is named for the shape that the arms hold, which is a circle. In this stance, you stand with your legs apart and knees bent, and you form an open circle with your arms in front of your body, with the palms facing each other or angled slightly down toward the Dan Tian.
Public-Private Partnerships in Physical Activity and Sport
Bringing together many minds, with many resources, for a common purpose fosters exciting promise for new physical activity and sport partnerships.
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.
Dumbbell Training eBook
People sometimes have a tendency to emphasize the upper body in strength training programs because they often equate being strong and powerful with having big arms or a big chest. In reality, however, most sports are lower-body dominant.
Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition
One problem that many trainers and coaches confront is how to effectively and efficiently evaluate human movement. To authentically evaluate movement, we must understand one main principle of training: The "test is the exercise and the exercise is the test" (Gray 2004).