An athlete�s training should include lessons about foods that are and aren�t well tolerated before physical activity.
Athletic Development eBook
Training is a repeating (rollover) process consisting of four steps: assessment, planning, implementation, and monitoring.
Worksite Health Promotion 3rd Edition eBook
Some of the most successful WHP programs do not have expensive facilities, a large staff, or a hefty budget. However, an ingredient that most of these programs do share is WHP personnel who are committed to identifying needs, coordinating responsibilities, and applying appropriate resources toward achieving reasonable, well-defined goals.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Social Dance-3rd Edition
The cross-body lead is a useful transition to smoothly connect many variations as well as to rotate 180 degrees with your partner. Start in a closed position and do a box step. The cross-body lead takes two repetitions of the rumba�s SQQ rhythm.
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
A widely used clinical assessment of the appropriateness of a person�s weight is the body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index. This value is calculated by dividing the weight in kilograms by height in meters squared.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition eBook
Hydrostatic weighing (HW) is a valid, reliable, and widely used laboratory method for assessing total Db. Hydrostatic weighing provides an estimate of total body volume (BV) from the water displaced by the body�s volume.
Fit for Duty 3rd Edition eBook
Plyometrics, also called jump training, is a training technique designed to increase muscular power and explosiveness. Originally developed for Olympic athletes, plyometric training has become a popular workout for people of all ages, including children and adolescents.
Managing Sport Facilities-3rd Edition
A facility manager is the person responsible for coordinating all the employees and entities involved in the facility to ensure that they work on behalf of the facility and help meet its short- and long-term goals and objectives.
High-Powered Plyometrics-2nd Edition
Plyometric training was originally developed to achieve more efficient and powerful movement patterns over and off the ground. Athletes were looking to run faster, jump higher and farther, and change direction more effectively, or in other words, negotiate the ground better.