The cue to �lift and lengthen your spine� can be interpreted from an anatomical perspective as referring to the use of muscles to counter the tendency of gravity to slightly �collapse� the normal sagittal curves of the spine.
Use these simple tips and images to improve your swimming strokes.
Second Wind eBook
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Sport in America, Volume II
In the nineteenth century, gender roles, cheating, and proper etiquette were greatly influenced by the game of croquet.
Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
Research Methods in Physical Activity-6th Edition
Every research problem requires a unique balance of mixed-methods research.
Motor Control and Learning-5th Edition
Here we will discuss information processing as it relates to human motor behavior �specifically how information is processed for the specific purpose of producing skilled movement.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
You need to know whether each one of your muscles is polyarticular or monoarticular. To understand the difference, consider the example of the brachialis and the biceps.
Kinetic Anatomy With Web Resource-3rd Edition
Bones, ligaments, and muscles are the structures that form levers in the body to create human movement. In simple terms, a joint (where two or more bones join together) forms the axis (or fulcrum), and the muscles crossing the joint apply the force to move a weight or resistance.
Clinical Exercise Physiology 3rd Edition eBook
Initially, exercise and physical activity should focus on cardiovascular (i.e., aerobic) modes.
It is not unusual for athletes to exhibit an “abnormal” ECG due to the effect of exercise training on the anatomy and autonomic control of the heart. However, it is important to understand which ECG abnormalities may be physiologic and which are likely to be pathologic.