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Eight types of running workouts

Eight types of running workouts

This book outlines just eight types of workout. However, within each type, the sessions are extremely flexible so you can vary the length and pace to fit your ability and goal. read more
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Team bowling that requires more complex skills found in sports

Team bowling that requires more complex skills found in sports

Team Bowling may not sound like a game requiring even moderate physical activity. However, this game not only elicits some vigorous physical activity, but also requires more complex skills found in sports such as basketball, soccer, and most notably, team handball. read more
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How physical activity and exercise enhance children's cognition

How physical activity and exercise enhance children's cognition

To understand how physical activity might affect cognition, it is important to have a general understanding of the structures and functions of the human brain and how those structures evolved. read more
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Sample Exercises 

Sample Exercises 

Grasp the stem of a dumbbell with both hands. Sit at the edge of a flat bench or chair and bring the dumbbell overhead. read more
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Goal setting, motivational types, and behavioral strategies to encourage fitness

Goal setting, motivational types, and behavioral strategies to encourage fitness

As highlighted in the previous section, knowing the client is key to maximising motivation when it comes to exercise. This section aims to progress this forward by outlining key behavioural strategies that could be used to enhance motivation towards exercising. read more
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Handling compliance in an intercollegiate athletic program

Handling compliance in an intercollegiate athletic program

While attending a meeting about NCAA compliance issues, an exasperated Football Bowl Subdivision athletics director mentioned he was spending more than US$2 million per year on compliance efforts at his institution. Despite this tremendous investment, a rogue coach who chose to bend some rules had brought the entire department into question. 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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Practice Organization

Practice Organization

Practice organization can help a coach improve the skills of individual players and prepare the team overall. If you are well organized and run a fun practice, players become better and stay in the game longer. read more
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After the race…

After the race…

Each of the schedules includes a week after your key race for recovery and a transition into full training for your next race. During the recovery week, the running is easy to allow your muscles to recover and loosen up from your supreme race effort. read more
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Special Health Concerns for Vegetarians

Special Health Concerns for Vegetarians

A meatless diet does not guarantee good health and better performances. read more
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