Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Exercise Prescription-2nd Edition
Evaluate clients regarding their level of risk to exercise.
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Core Assessment and Training
Pain in the TFL is common for certain types of athletes such as distance runners. Likewise, irritation to the ITB has been a source of pain for those who ramp up their training mileage too quickly and those who train incorrectly.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
Successful programs recognize and take into account the individual variability among people, including their physical activity preferences, interests, and readiness to make behavior changes.
If it feels as if somebody has hit you over the head with a baseball bat or pinned your arm behind your back during the night, your sleeping posture is probably working against you.
Physical Activity and Health 2nd Edition eBook
While psychological, social, and environmental factors contribute significantly to physical activity behavior, it is important to recognize that activity behavior also has a biological basis and that genetic variation could affect individuals� propensity to be physically active or sedentary.
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Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction Image Bank-3rd Edition
Per Olof Astrand coined the term functional training in a landmark article titled �Why Exercise?� He stated, �If animals are built reasonably, they should build and maintain just enough, but not more structure than they need to meet functional requirements� (1992, p. 154).
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts eBook
The push-down belongs in the isolating exercise category because only the elbow joint is mobilized. As a result, the push-down does not recruit many muscles except the triceps and the forearm flexors.