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Alignment in power yoga

Alignment in power yoga

Before you determine the yoga poses that best fit an athlete’s body and sport, you need to understand the movement skills required of that sport and how those movements affect alignment. read more
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Six facets of the Power Yoga for Sports system

Six facets of the Power Yoga for Sports system

Over the course of creating Power Yoga for Sports, I boiled its effectiveness down to six components: balance, strength, flexibility, mental toughness, focus, and breathing. Each component has been carefully thought out and is pivotal to athletes’ ability to reach their potential. read more
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Trigger points in the rhomboids

Trigger points in the rhomboids

Trigger points in the rhomboid muscles (figure 6.1) cause pain in the rhomboid area but can also cause symptoms in the region of the supraspinatus. read more
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Incorporating active-assisted STR with oil massage

Incorporating active-assisted STR with oil massage

The easiest way to incorporate active-assisted STR with an oil massage is to keep a facecloth or very small towel to hand and, at the time when you are ready to apply STR, cover the area with the facecloth and apply your locks through it, adjusting it if necessary as you move along the muscle. read more
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How soft tissue release works

How soft tissue release works

Take a look at the pictures shown in figures 1.1 through 1.3. They represent what happens when a gross stretch is applied to a muscle. read more
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Facing-the-basket post play

Facing-the-basket post play

The technique used for high-post play or short-corner play (from the low-post position) combines back-to-the-basket and facing-the-basket techniques. read more
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Moves with either pivot foot (advanced)

Moves with either pivot foot (advanced)

These moves can be taught when either foot is used as the pivot foot (EPF) in live-ball moves. Both right-handed and left-handed players should be able to use this method to establish either foot as a pivot foot. read more
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Principles of passing and catching

Principles of passing and catching

The overall goal of passing and catching is for both the passer and the catcher to produce passes that are on time and on target. Table 3.1 presents three key passing principles and three related catching principles. read more
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Learn more about blood tests

Learn more about blood tests

Blood tests can detect many different conditions in the human body and are used extensively and frequently in health care. After the blood is collected and stored properly, it is sent to a laboratory to be processed for the specific test the doctor ordered. read more
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Documentation and record keeping in athletic training

Documentation and record keeping in athletic training

Data from injury reports should be recorded not only to reduce liability but also to track injury trends and make decisions about how best to treat these injuries. The benefit of computerized records is that they provide a database for future reference. read more
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