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The Body’s Fuel Sources

The Body’s Fuel Sources

Our ability to run, bicycle, ski, swim, and row hinges on the capacity of the body to extract energy from ingested food. read more
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Types of Serves

Types of Serves

For many years only one technique was taught for the serve. Set your feet shoulder-width apart, point your front foot toward the target, put your racket hand and ball-tossing hand in front of you at waist height, start with your racket hand and ball-tossing hand going down together and up together, and do not move your back foot until you make contact with the ball and step into the court. read more
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Earn profits by budgeting

Earn profits by budgeting

A budget is a prediction of how much money an entity will receive and how much it will spend over a given period of time. read more
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Class atmosphere

Class atmosphere

In the days before yoga’s popularity soared, if you had asked a non-yoga-practicing person what came to mind when thinking about yoga, he or she might have described a candlelit room filled with patchouli incense and low droning chants. read more
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Docide

Docide

From what you have already read in this book, it has probably become clear to you that the doing side of deciding has the greatest positive effect on your performance and your life. Three critical steps are present in dociding. read more
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Two Inside Zone Drills

Two Inside Zone Drills

If the center calls for help from the play-side guard (figure 9.5), the guard should use the drive block technique with his outside foot over and up. read more
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The principles of the profession remain at its core today

The principles of the profession remain at its core today

The profession of campus recreational sports was founded on principles that remain at its core today: professional development of practitioners, nurturing of student learning and development, and dedication to promoting lifelong learning and healthy lifestyles for students and other members of the university community. Successful prospective professionals demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of these core principles. read more
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Normal ranges of body weight and body fat

Normal ranges of body weight and body fat

Different sports have different requirements in terms of body composition. What is the proper body fat percentage for the average population versus that for athletes? read more
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Testing a bench press

Testing a bench press

This test item and its procedures were modified from Johnson and Lavay (1989). In it, participants perform as many bench presses as possible (to a maximum of 50 for males and 30 for females). The test is designed as a measure of upper-extremity (particularly elbow-extension) strength and endurance. read more
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Positions of the Feet

Positions of the Feet

Jazz dance class uses both parallel foot positions and turned-out foot positions. In parallel foot positions, the feet may be side by side, apart at the distance of the center of the hip sockets, or in a wide position. read more
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