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Shift to a growth mindset and unlock your full potential

Shift to a growth mindset and unlock your full potential

I harbored a fixed mindset, which is the belief that traits and abilities are fixed and cannot be changed or improved (Dweck 2013). Whenever I violated any of my (admittedly arbitrary) diet rules, I interpreted my lapse as a sign that I simply was not destined to be in amazing shape. read more
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Keeping Learning Fun with Participant Choice

Keeping Learning Fun with Participant Choice

The new book, Physical Literacy on the Move, helps teachers develop the physical literacy of their students. In this blog post author Heather Gardner details the importance participant choice has on children’s learning. read more
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Visit Human Kinetics at the 2017 NSCA National Conference

Visit Human Kinetics at the 2017 NSCA National Conference

Visit Human Kinetics at booth #219 at the 2017 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) National Conference on July 12-15, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. read more
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Structure and Content of Individual Dance Sessions

Structure and Content of Individual Dance Sessions

Formal research on dance session progression and sequencing in general, let alone for specific genres, is comparatively limited, although class plans, guides to styles, vocabularies, glossaries and how-to tutorials are abundant, both in print and online. read more
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Help students learn by asking effective questions

Help students learn by asking effective questions

One way to help students learn game tactics and give verbal expression to what they are learning is to ask effective questions. Each game in this book includes a couple of important questions to get you started. read more
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Special Moves and Skills

Special Moves and Skills

Running backs use several types of moves to escape a defender. These include jukes, spins, stiff arm, high step, forearm, and jump cut. read more
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Advanced power training techniques

Advanced power training techniques

In simple terms, what differentiates exercises that develop strength from exercises that develop power is whether the performance of the exercise entails acceleration of a load throughout the majority of the ROM; this results in faster movement speeds and thus higher power outputs. read more
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Defining the term power in strength and conditioning

Defining the term power in strength and conditioning

The colloquial use of the term power as a generic trait is commonly misunderstood and interpreted. Power is, by definition, the rate of doing work. read more
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Match products with the markets identified in a marketing analysis

Match products with the markets identified in a marketing analysis

As you build your operating practices, consider how you will measure the effectiveness of your sustainability initiatives. read more
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Stretching to improve performance and prevent injury

Stretching to improve performance and prevent injury

Although most athletes and coaches accept stretching as a means to improve performance and prevent sports injuries, studies regarding this issue offer conflicting conclusions (Andersen 2005; Ingraham 2003; McHugh and Cosgrave 2010). read more
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