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How applied sport mechanics can help you

How applied sport mechanics can help you

This benefit is the most important one you’ll get from reading Applied Sport Mechanics. This text will help you develop a basic understanding of mechanics, and by using this knowledge you will be able to distinguish between efficient and inefficient movements in an athlete’s technique. read more
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Consider the individual athlete’s needs when developing a training plan

Consider the individual athlete’s needs when developing a training plan

Individualization is one of the main requirements of contemporary training. Individualization requires that the coach consider the athlete’s abilities, potential, and learning characteristics and the demands of the athlete’s sport, regardless of the performance level. read more
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Rotational resistance and deceleration for injury-free swings

Rotational resistance and deceleration for injury-free swings

The movements that make the golf swing unique also make it challenging. The swing begins with the golfer at a standstill, feet and pelvis perpendicular to the target. read more
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Questions to ask yourself before the lift

Questions to ask yourself before the lift

Evaluating your lifting program gives you the chance to see if you could be doing things more effectively. read more
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Direct and Indirect Free Kicks

Direct and Indirect Free Kicks

Set pieces are a critical part of the modern game of soccer. Interestingly, they occur more frequently in the biggest matches, where emotions run high and there’s a tremendous amount of energy within the players on the field. For this reason, organization in both attack and defense in set pieces is important. read more
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What is plantar fasciitis?

What is plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis can be such a painful condition that it often prevents any running at all. This sheet of fibrous tissue runs between the metatarsal heads and its insertion in the calcaneus (next to the Achilles tendon). read more
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Learn this exercise: bridge with leg kick

Learn this exercise: bridge with leg kick

As mentioned in the introduction to these exercises, a runner who has weak glutes - or a problem with glute "firing" patterns - requires other muscles to assume the glutes’ responsibilities. read more
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Learn this exercise: frogger

Learn this exercise: frogger

The frogger is a propulsive exercise that requires the athlete to explode from the start position by engaging the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes. read more
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Treating Common Dance Injuries

Treating Common Dance Injuries

Treatment for all injuries begins with the PRICED approach: protection, rest, ice, compression, elevation, and diagnosis. read more
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Defining Hip-Hop Dance

Defining Hip-Hop Dance

Hip-hop is characterized by a high level of playfulness and exploration through "move-meant" concepts and techniques - that is, moves that hold meaning and value, informed by personal, social, cultural, and environmental experiences. read more
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