Increase endurance, strength, flexibility, and agility
Massage for Sport Performance
The primary purpose of preevent massage is to assist an athlete in preparing for a competition or workout at an event site.
Winning Health Promotion Strategies
�If we were to offer a wellness initiative, where would we begin?�
Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties eBook
Osteoarthritis of the hip and knee is responsible for almost a million office visits to an orthopaedic surgeon each year and is one of the leading syndromes ultimately leading to joint replacement.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Yoga for Runners
Runners love to run, and to have longevity in the sport, they would be wise to develop a smart plan to mitigate the risk of injury.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
Lean protein and easily digestible vegetables are a great combination of slow-release carbohydrate and protein.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition With Online Video
Technology is a double-edged sword. Computers, for example, contribute to sedentary leisure-time behaviors (e.g., playing seated computer games). On the other hand, technology has been used to promote physical activity and change exercise behavior.
Strength Training for Fat Loss
Many of the following dumbbell complexes emphasize unilateral exercises, which, as discussed previously, automatically activate the core musculature in order to maintain your posture and body position to control the offset load.