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Lever Systems Basics

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Good website for the basics of human lever systems.

Doorway chest and shoulder stretch

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Death-defying free dives push boundaries

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Can anyone say "lung volume"?

Behind the Clown Shoe That's Changing Minimalist Running

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Kink in barefoot running?

Effectiveness of Exercise & Drug Interventions on Mortality Outcomes

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Looks like more evidence for exercise!

NOVA | Our Improbable Ability to Walk

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How Thoughts Give Rise To Action - Conscious Motor Intention Increases the Excitability of Target-Specific Motor Circuits

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

This is pretty interesting and supports concepts of visualization and imagery, especially in sport and exercise situations.

NY Fitness in Schools

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Article discusses the practice of schools placing more emphasis on academics as opposed to health and fitness.

CDC - Obesity data

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CDC Website displaying obesity data for adults and children. Childhood Obesity and nutrition are a crucial component of developing a more healthy society. The eralier children are exposed to heal...

CDC Growth Charts

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Growth charts according to the CDC through 20 years old. Takes into account the "Standard" body type.

Ancel Keys "BMI"

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Article on Ancel Keys and his decvelopment of the Body Mass Index. He never intended for it to be used as a "Standard" to be measured against.

ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Internet

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Great Resource!

Comprehensive Soldier Family Fitness (CSF2)

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An Army initiative to place mental fitness on par with physical fitness. The Army uses this program in conjunction with Adaptive Sports for wounded, ill, and injured Soldier rehabilitation.

BMI Article in NY Times

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NY Times article expanding upon the "possible" deficiencies in the BMI measurements. Like there is any doubt!

NASPE National Fitness Standards

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National fitness standards as recommended by the NASPE. Statistics based upon class break down and learning outcomes

Sprint Biomechanics

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12 year old Obesity Surgery

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I intended to post this as a "Can you believe...?!" type article. However, it is interesting to note that she had brain surgery not long ago. Now it isn't specific about her weight prior to the s...

Kinesiology Taping

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Injuries are a reality. This is a technique with growing popularity. I wonder, however, what the long term implications are, as it nearly encourages athletes to "play through" injuries.....

Kinesio Taping

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Another article on Kinesio taping. This might be something to follow...or even try...but the research as of yet is limited.

Study: Too Much Running Linked To Shorter Lifespans « CBS DC

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Too much of anything is as bad as too little of anything. Some people are built (genetically) to run very long distance, others, not so much. There is evidence of cardiac scar tissue in these ind...

Functional Body Control Knee to Chest and Elbow

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Bionics Research ReWalk™ U.S. - the wearable bionic suit

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Really amazing stuff going on in this field.

Timing and Intensity of Light Correlate with Body Weight in Adults

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Remember a relationship does not necessarily mean causal. There could be a number of factors here influencing this including: 1) Hormones? 2) Sleep Patterns (hormones)? 3) Vitamin D (hormones)?...

A Number That May Not Add Up

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Finally, we are beginning to see this information make it to the general population!

Planes of Motion

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Stretching

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Mayo clinic evaluation of stretches. Ref: range of motion

Stretching - Men's Health

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Passive and dynamic stretching strategies and benefits.

Stretch

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Stretching static / dynamic.

Stretching

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Dynamic stretches

Stretching Blog

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Nice blog with references to studies.

exercise for adults over 60

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planes of the body

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improve your workout

The Perfect Runner, behind the scenes in Extreme Slow Motion on Vimeo

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I wish they would break this down more a bit but it is amazing.

Eccentric Training Video

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Well made eccentric training video.

Banned Foods Internationally

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Foods that are banned internationally but are legal in the US.

CBS News Childhood Obesity Documentary

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A documentary by CBS News implicating added sugars in the onset of childhood obesity and diabetes.

easy way to remember arm muscles 2

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Exercise "Snacks" to Control Blood Sugar

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Sports Performance and Tech

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This is pretty interesting and has lots of great information.

Sports Performance & Tech

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Really interesting information in these publications.

How Exercise Can KILL You! - DNews

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This discusses the new research that supports the idea too much exercise (especially with an existing heart condition) can be bad for you, but not as bad as not doing anything at all.

Health.gov: Physical Activity and All-Cause Mortality

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Know Your Trigger Point Muscle Series: Tensor Fasciae Latae

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how to relieve pain in the tensor fasciae latae and synergists group

What is a foam roller, how to use it, and why does it hurt

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myofascial release

In Defense of Sugar

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Especially during exercise!

“Eat Less, Exercise More” Isn’t The Answer For Weight Loss | TIME

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Some interesting arguments here. More and more evidence hormones, genetics, etc...play a significant role in who gains weight and who doesn't.

A New Way to Burn Calories | Science/AAAS | News

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Very interesting...we have known for some time now that brown fat is much more metabolically active than white fat, but to be able to simulate it via immune response? Cool.

Minimal Intensity exercise vs Moderate to Vigorous exercise

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Minimal Intensity Physical Activity (standing and walking) of Longer Duration Improves Insulin Action and Plasma Lipids More than Shorter Periods of Moderate to Vigorous Exercise (cycling)in Sedent...

Fat and Protein Metabolism

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Carbohydrate Metabolism

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PLOS ONE: Defining Metabolically Healthy Obesity: Role of Dietary and Lifestyle Factors

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Interesting but makes sense since there is no standard definition of "metabolically healthy obese and non-obese". Very few of us, normal weight or overweight don't have something metabolically amiss!

Carbohydrate loading for endurance athletes

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This article can help an athlete or recreational exerciser to determine the appropriate amount of carbohydrate intake needed for the amount of exercise or training one engages in regularly to help ...

The Influence of Exercise Order on Muscular Endurance During Strength Training

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This study elaborates on how the order of strength training exercises will effect overall muscle endurance and fatigue.

Seperating Trends from FAD Diets

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This article has several different nutritionist and fitness professionals give insight on real effective diets to follow, rather than FAD diets that are ineffective with little nutrition.

This Is What Team USA Eats During The World Cup

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Tibetans inherited high-altitude gene from ancient human | Science/AAAS | News

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We are just beginning to understand all of this. How exciting.

Sports 'n Science

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Really comprehensive site!

Speed and Agility Conditioning Program

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USA Swimming - Dryland Training Videos

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Stanford study finds walking improves creativity

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Literature Review of Running Footwear Conditions

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This paper is a literature review of 5 research articles that investigate the kinematics and kinetics of different running conditions including barefoot, minimalist, or shod running.

Train Like a German Soccer Star

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Meditation

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Meditation can be very beneficial for athletes, not only for blood lactate concentrations but for anxiety and improved performance. When an athlete can use visual meditation it may help them overc...

Barefoot Running

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Is barefoot running the best? Are the fingered shoes the best? According to research, they are not. What seems to happen is that barefoot running causes less knee flexion and the ankle has less ...

Group training

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Women, as they get older, tend to have muscle and bone degeneration and other types of medical issues and are encouraged to work out with weights. Some people like to work out at home, some on occ...

5 myths of pregnancy and strength training

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Mental Skills Training Can Help Athletes Win

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This article is related to our discussion on Sports Psychology. A very important aspect of sports performance is related to an individuals' mental skills. Mental skills training is beneficial for a...

Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome

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This article is related to our discussion on Biomechanics. IT band syndrome is a very common overuse injury that typically leads to lateral knee pain. A new approach to relieving IT band syndrome i...

Progressive Overload - An Importanct Strength Training Concept

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This article is related to our discussion on strength training. Progressive overload means to gradually increase the load. Gradually increasing one's range of motion, volume, intensity, speed, freq...

Blood Testing to Diagnose Concussions

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This article is relevant to our research on Exercise Physiology. A specific brain protein that can be detected in individuals suffering a traumatic brain injury could help physicians make a better ...

Static vs. Dynamic Stretching

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This article is related to current issues in the field of health and human performance. A debate still remains on whether static or dynamic stretching is more beneficial to athletes. What it boils ...

Minimalist Running Injuries

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This article references a study determining that minimalist footwear is related to higher rates of injury. The runners did not gradually transition to minimalist footwear in this study.

Forefoot Strike vs. Heel Strike

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This article discusses adopting a forefoot strike pattern and gradually transitioning to a minimalist shoe to reap the benefits of reduced injuries with minimalist footwear.

Oxygen Engine

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Oxygen intake process as compared to a reciprocating engine

Your Body on Brain Doping | The Fit List | OutsideOnline.com

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

What are the limits? Are they purely psychological? Perhaps?

Sports Performance and Tech Issue 10

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Caffeine as a supplement

Item added by James Hodovan

An ER Physician and triathlete discusses caffeine in endurance sports and the amount needed to enhance performance.

Effectiveness of Self-Talk

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Study examines effectiveness of self-talk both in positive and negative ways to find if subjects did better or worse depending on the type of self-talk.

Difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation

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Quick little video discussing the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation by using examples. This is a short video that briefly explains the differences.

ACL injury and knee proprioception

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This article describes how the ACL has a role in proprioception.

ACL injury and female athletes

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This article discusses the possible reasons and latest research(as of 2000) into ACL injuries and female athletes and why they may be more vulnerable.

Biomechanical risk factors for ACL injury

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Contributes a good amount of information about the biomechanics of the ACL and how injury most likely occur in non-contact scenarios.

Effects of core proprioception and the knee

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Explores the proprioceptive properties of the knee and if measuring the core proprioceptive deficits and controls can find athletes at risk for future ACL injuries. This was a 3 year prospective st...

Mitochondrial ROS formation

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A "simple" explanation of how reactive oxygen species are formed in the mitochondria and some effects of them. This follows up our assignment this week which I found interesting. Another article on...

Mitochondrial Redox and signaling (More about ROS)

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Reactive oxygen species is a very important topic in exercise and in medical research. ROS has been linked to many diseases and there is some evidence that there is some benefits if the body is abl...

Core Training and clearing the confusion

Item added by James Hodovan

Great article that explains what the "Core" muscles are and what they do and why there is confusion.

Evidence about core muscles and performance and injury prevention.

Item added by James Hodovan

Another great article about what the core muscles are and what they do in athletic performance and injury prevention. Also touches on exercises that help strengthen the core musculature.

"True Grit"

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This article discusses how important cognitive-behavioral orientation is important to athletes and their success. Trying to create a whole team of these types of players has helped the Seahawks co...

Athlete Tracking

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Using RFID's chips in the equipment.

Dealing with Stress in Athletes

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This article is about how stress affects athletes in a negative way and how they are supposed to cope with it. Coaches and trainers play a vital role in helping an athlete deal with the burden of s...

Various personality factors affect athletic success and exercise adherence

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This article describes that there is no actual "athletic personality", but that there are characteristics that athletes tend to share. Many of these characteristics include self -confidence, stress...

Robotic exoskeleton

Item added by Carrie Sasynuik

Cyberdyne now has several robotic exoskeletons. This link leads to a page on their web site with a research article

Is creatine safe?

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New study yields instructive results on how mindset affects learning

Item added by Claire Willard

Although this article does not pertain to sports specifically, I think that it really shows how your thoughts affect how you perform, which ties back to class. This week we talked about motivation ...

The Root of Athletic Success

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How Olympians Stay Motivated

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Techniques and attitudes that encourage maintenance of athletic motivation.

Jamie Moyer's Mental Game

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Jamie Moyer became the oldest pitcher to record a win in baseball history at the age of 49. This interview grazes over his techniques that allowed him to play for so many years.

How to Overcome Sports Performance Anxiety

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This article outlines methods of utilizing anxiety to improve performance.

Is Fat Making a Comeback with Endurance Fiends? | Nutrition | OutsideOnline.com

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Of course, you have to run a lot to burn this much...

How anxiety effects performance and how it can be dealt with

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This article goes over some of the symptoms of anxiety and how each symptom effects performance. In addition, this article reviews some effective ways in which one can eliminate/deal with anxiety ...

How to make stress your friend

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This Ted talk is about how stress is always seen as something that is negative. Kelly McGonigal explains that people don't die from stress, but that they they can die from the belief that stress is...

How stress can affect sports performance

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This article is an elaboration on the ted talk video I posted and how stress can be harnessed and used for excelling in sports. The article states that good stress helps you focus and prepare, whil...

Futbol manager seeks sport psychologist to fix teams anxiety

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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce believes anxiety is the reason for his teams recent lack of success.

Why it’s hard to stay active after competition ends

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This article highlights how difficult it is for athletes to stay in good physical shape after walking away from years of competition. The author states that athletes tend to enter a routine with th...

Cooperation vs Competition in Youth Sports

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Why Are Americans So Fascinated with Extreme Fitness

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Coaches key in making competition a positive of negative experience for athletes

Item added by Claire Willard

I thought this article was interesting because it takes the approach that the coaches are what make competition a positive or negative experience. Like we discussed in class, coaches can take a pos...

Is Educating Coaches the Missing Link?

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This article discusses how coaching style can either make or break a team. This article suggests that we should educate coaches on types of feedback and how to implement it. They say that coaches h...

Cooperation Vs. Competition: Not an Either/Or Proposition

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This article touches on the common misconceptions about cooperation and competition. These two concepts are often though of as opposite and conflicting ideas, when in reality they compliment each o...

Weights before Cardio? Or does it matter.

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As someone who avidly exercises I found the concept of this article extremely important. I've always wondered if I should separate my cardio days and my weight training but as the evidence shows it...

20 Tips to improve your Olympic lifts

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Pete Carroll USC Interview

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Fractal Periodization

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Is caffeine a performance enhancing drug?

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Four ways to do supersets

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The Golden Rule of Leadership

Item added by Claire Willard

This article describes what it means to be a leader and that the most important aspect of a leader is that you were chosen to be a leader and it is a privilege. Leading is about putting the team be...

The 6 Group Dynamics of High-Performing Teams

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This article highlights what we discussed in class, but refers to how the company PIXAR works, instead of a sports team. They suggest that the key to being a high performing team is that you have t...

10 Leadership Tips from Steve Jobs

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For a leader that inspires me I chose Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs lead people to create 2 thriving companies, Apple and Pixar, that continue to advance today. He constantly strived to be better and crea...

Coaching as a Parent

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Defintely will use some of these steps to get my future kids into sports and motivate them!

Hormones Released During Exercise

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We all know that exercise is good for us and by working out regularly we can lose weight and gain muscle. However, a lot of people don't know exactly what happens in the body during exercise. Dive ...

How the muscle grows

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This video breaks down how muscles grow after working out.

Supplementation

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This article breaks down the most basic of supplements and how they can help you.

Optimal Nutrition

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This article breaks down macro nutrients and how we should go about getting them.

Fundamentals of Muscle Growth

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This article discusses the different ways that the human body activates muscle growth, as well as the ideal conditions to improve muscle hypertrophy.

Periodization

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Strength training models of periodization. Linear, Non Linear and Undulating models.

Creatine

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This article discusses the use of creatine and busts some common myths.

How often should we train weekly?

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This article discusses how often to workout and when to rest.

Training to failure

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This article breaks down how to train to failure and when it is most effective.

Bochy still finds time to enjoy hoopla of World Series

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Bruce Bochy, manager of the San Francisco Giants, is considered one of the best managers in baseball in the last 5 years, has won two World Series. Currently the Giants are one game away from being...

Improving communication skills in youth team sport

Item added by Meghan Arigo

The communication skills used in sports with youth should vary based on age and the type of communication that works for the individual.

What communication means for a coach

Item added by Claire Willard

This article is about what communication means for a coach and how they can effectively communicate with their team. This article matches a lot of what we discussed in class, such as verbal and non...

Communication: the most important key to leadership success

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This article combines leadership and communication and how the success of a leader stems from their communication skills. Communication is at the core of good leadership because it is how the leade...

Do Suspensions Work?

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This article addresses the practicality and success of athletic suspensions. In this day and age, the punishment for foul play is often time off. However, it seems like suspensions take a different...

Evolving into Better Athletes?

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Great talk on how humans are improving in the world of sports. What is evolving, technology or us?

"Psychos in Sports"

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Can we be too aggressive and controlling during sports? Our competitiveness can push us to our best performance, but according to this article, not without the help of psychopathic behaviors.

What is Mental Skills Training?

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What is Mental Skills Training and Why?

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Mayo Clinic: Mediterranean Diet

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Basic health information for the diet

Old Ways

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More information on the diet and a downloadable food pyramid

ESPN: Crossfit Controversy

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A look at the controversy of Crossfit - An accident unrelated to Crossfit programming has some pointing to how "dangerous" Crossfit is

Mediterranean Diet: Old Ways

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A run down on the popular Mediterranean Diet, what it entails and a downloadable food pyramid. Other "old" diets available as well.

ACE: Exercise Sequence

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The sequencing of exercises for optimal benefits

Go Seattle U!

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Watch what happens when SU cross country meets psychology.

Psychology of Champions

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This is a clip about to be a champion. Is it related to good genes, dedication, or natural talent and considers the role nature vs. nurture plays in sports, along with new research in sports scienc...

Integrating Music into Training, Arousal Regulation

Item added by Claire Willard

This video touches a little on what we discussed in class about finding something that can help you to regulate your emotions. This video explains how using music can help you to get into a state o...

Sport Imagery: Athletes' Most Powerful Mental Tool

Item added by Claire Willard

This article goes into depth about the power of mental imagery on an athlete's performance and how it should be practiced consistently. They explain that the key to mental imagery is perspective, c...

Hypnosis!

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Despite people's speculations (including myself), the methods behind hypnotizing someone have some real effect on people's behavior. Such technique can even benefit the performance of an athlete!

Where Has Talent Identification Gone?

Item added by Gus Arroyo

The way so called talent-fining coaches recruit the athletes of our future is flawed. Instead of identifying talent, they select it. What is wrong with that you might say? Let's explore!

A Practical Approach to Medical PTSD

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13 mental health benefits of exercise

Item added by Claire Willard

This article provides several different examples as to why exercise is essential for mental and physical well-being. This article does't say that you have to work out hard core everyday, but even s...

Improving Biofeedback via Technology

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Scientists have started taking biofeedback to the next level. With the growing popularity among the professional world of sports to rely on imaging and other psychological strengthening techniques,...

Rivalry in Sports

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Rivalries hold many different roles of importance in athletics. This article highlights the different results of certain types of rivalries. For instance, two rival tennis players felt they were br...

The Handshake in Tennis

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Med Diet Combats Obesity

Item added by Lee Downey

New article (based on a study) that says the Med Diet combats obesity better than trying to count calories

Sport and Exercise Psychology - Goal Setting

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Beyond BMI

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Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead

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I thought this article was interesting because instead of focusing on goals, it says focus on what leads up to the goals. The author calls the leading up to the goal or practice, systems. When you ...

Sports Injury Lessons From the Circus

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This article is an interesting look at how self-efficacy can actually affect an athletes risk of injury. In this New York Times article they looked into how having a low self efficacy can actually ...

Keep Your Goals to Yourself

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It is less likely that you will meet your goal if you tell someone. Announcing it makes it less likely that you will achieve it because it tricks your body to think that you have already succeeded....

Youth and Sports

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Good article to start thinking about sports and youth before the upcoming lectures!

Influence of Pistachios on Performance and Exercise-Induced Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, Immune Dysfunction, and Metabolite Shifts in Cyclists: A Randomized, Crossover Trial

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Okay, we have always just assumed these kinds of "health" foods would only serve to enhance performance, not detract from it. Lots to learn...lots to learn.

Biomechanics of the Deadlift

Item added by Lee Downey

The biomechanics of my favorite overall body exercise the deadlift.

Motor Learning and Instruction

Item added by Lee Downey

An excerpt from a Human Kinetic text book. Knowing and understanding the stages of motor learning helps in the instruction of exercises

Behavior Modification Tips

Item added by Lee Downey

Some good tips to help modify yours or others behavior. Get the help to make a change.

Strength Training Tips

Item added by Lee Downey

Some great tips for strength training and exercise in general from Bodybuilding.com

Obesity - General

Item added by Lee Downey

General info about obesity including some possible causes.

Psycology of Exercise

Item added by Lee Downey

Interesting information on exercise and some benefits. Gives some information you may not have thought of regarding exercise and psychology

Why some people find exercise harder than others?

Item added by Gus Arroyo

So much respect for people who start to exercise!

In Hockey Enforcer's Descent, Easy Access to Prescriptions

Item added by Claire Willard

This article is about addictive and unhealthy behaviors of Derek Boogaard, a NHL hockey player. Derek had a severe addiction to pain killers and sleeping pills and had tons and tons of pills that h...

Eating Disorders Haunt Ballerinas

Item added by Claire Willard

This article enforces what we talked about in class about how sports like gymnastics, dance, and ice skating all deal with the pressure to be thin. Ballerinas often are faced with eating disorders ...

Changing your mind changes the sport

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Just to touch back on everything we have talked about in class. When an athlete has the physical ability to meet the demands of her or his spor, changing one's attitude is what can make a differenc...

Self Efficacy and Sports

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This article is all about self efficacy. This article has a lot to say, but one point in particular that I really like says that people with good self-efficacy will flat out participate and try mor...

Defining Leadership

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I like this article a lot. It talks about a lot of the defining aspects to a good leader that we addressed in class. However, it talks about how a true leader can apply these skills to situational ...

Grinell College: The System

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Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

This includes some talk about rowing. Look into it in the future...

Fundamentals of Fitness and Personal Training

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

Has some explanation about what muscles the rower works.

RHOMBOIDS

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

This is an important shoulder muscle that is worked on in rowing. (<-Fundamentals of Fitness and Personal Training related)

Crossfit's Dirty Secrets

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Talks about the dangers of Crossfit and how you can get injured. Can be used when arguing how you can get hurt in Crossfit in the shoulders...

The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

(NOTE: I can't search properly in this book, you need to like, physically read this to find what you want.) But talks about Crossfit growing in numbers.

Crash and Burnout

Item added by Claire Willard

This article highlights some of the physiological things that happen in the body when an athlete over trains. Although athletes are usually overtraining in order to be better, they end up pushing t...

Crash and Burnout

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This article highlights some of the physiological things that happen in the body when an athlete over trains. Although athletes are usually overtraining in order to be better, they end up pushing t...

I Am Not An Olympian

Item added by Claire Willard

Although this article doesn't have to do with overtraining, we did discuss wearable technology briefly in class and I thought this was really interesting. So far only elite athletes are exposed to ...

Finding Peace in a Broken Body

Item added by Gus Arroyo

So inspirational. THis great talk covers the story of a man who has overcome the psychological and emotional hardships of being paralyzed almost completely. Makes us see how we can still be free in...

77-year old women lifts more than me

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Age is a number, intrinsic motivation (with the help of some extrinsic motivation) can take you a long way :)

The Best Man in the NBA

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Great scope at how athlete's behavior can take them to the top, even when they might not get along with others outside the court.

Sports and Technological Advances

Item added by Gus Arroyo

Such an awesome article. Thi could really help us understand what we want to avoid in order to perform better or just know how to better control it.

Advantages of high school sports

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Rhomboid Strain and Spasm

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

Has some contradicting information about rowing being a cause of injury, but does say how injury can occur.

Encyclopedia of Shoulder Injuries

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

THIS LITERALLY HAS A BUTT-TON OF SHOULDER INJURIES AND HOW THEY OCCUR. Start: pg 1290

Glenohumeral aka Ball-Socket Joint

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

A little bit about the ball-socket joint and some models of it.

Shoulder Pain

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

I'VE BEEN DOING THESE FOR 25 YEARS AND NO PAIN. -_- I've been doing this research for 25 years and no results. -_-

Encyclopedia of Shoulder Injuries SUMMARIZED

Item added by Chelsea Suarez

This is just the overview. Goes directly along with the Encyclopedia of Shoulder Injuries.

Weightlifting & Shoulder Injuries

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This has how weightlifting can cause shoulder injuries. :)

Endurance training impacts muscle epigenetics

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Long-term endurance training in a stable way alters the epigenetic pattern in the human skeletal muscle, research shows. The research team behind a new study also found strong links between these a...

The Hypertrophic Effects of Practical Vascular Blood Flow Restriction Training

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This is very, very interesting with possible applications for military, athletes and eventually the general population.

Mercury calendar

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Best way to find out what theme a given night of the week has

Exercise to Lose Weight? Stay Warm

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How Exercise Can Help Us Eat Less

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How Hormones Affect Your Body

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Hormones flood our bodies and our decision making processes daily. By understanding them we can enhance our health related decisions and our quality of life.

Physical Activity & Disease Prevention

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Physical activity is a known chronic disease prevention. Inactivity can lead to a lifestyle that encourages cancer, heart damage, diabetes, and an extremely low quality of life, rampant with diseas...

Extreme Endurance Exercise: Possible Heart Damage

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Dr. O'Keefe gives the history of the marathon and reviews the need for balance in fitness. Long distance racing can result in heart damage. Marathon running has increased significantly in popularit...

Mitochondrial Biogenesis

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Exercise causes an increase of mitochondria in the muscles being used. Exercise that increases muscle capacity has the result of an increase of red muscle fibers that have the highest amount of mit...

Biomechanics With Lever and Force Summation

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Some good stuff on COG as well.

Strength Training in Children

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Strength Training in children has been shown to yield results while also improving overall health and well being. Injury prevention is an important aspect as well because of the still developing bo...

What is martial art leverage? - Pramek's The Lever explains it all

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The video describes levers and how they are used in martial arts for self-defense. In this topic a lever is a rigid rod (usually a length of bone) like your leg or arm that turns about a pivot (usu...

The Perfect Runner, behind the scenes in Extreme Slow Motion on Vimeo

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I wish they would break this down more a bit but it is amazing.

Sendo-ryu blog: Karate, Motion, Efficiency Analysis

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This blog compares the style of two martial artists and the various physical properties needed to analyze them such as force, momentum, impulse, torque, displacement, power, energy, work, mass, ine...

Children should not specialize in a single sport

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Mike Boyle of Mike Boyle Stength and Conditioning talks very briefly about kids need to play multiple sports, learning all of those different patterns and developing different skills makes for a be...

Motor Learning

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Research conducted with a toddler going through the progressions of motor learning.

Behind the Clown Shoe That's Changing Minimalist Running

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Kink in barefoot running?

Basic Biomechanics Part 1

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I think it's great that we are able to find a video/lecture on any and all educational content! A good understanding of basic Biomechanics is the foundation necessary to build upon. The more ways I...

Biomechanical Analysis

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This is a video on "how" computerized analysis is done in a research setting. It was applied to a variety of activities and sports, to include movement analysis of a bowler in Cricket, to a gymnast...

CrossFit’s Injury Rates Revealed | STACK

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Short, sweet, to the point about injury rates.

Tibetans inherited high-altitude gene from ancient human | Science/AAAS | News

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We are just beginning to understand all of this. How exciting.

Do Fad Diets Work?

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Article talks about 4 popular fad diets that may not do what they claim.

Marathon Tips to Live by

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9 tips to help you prepare for your first marathon

Biomarker S100B & Sport Related Concussions

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Biomarker S100B & Sport-Related Concussions Early recognition of concussions and return-to-play guidelines are current research topics in sports medicine and the health sciences. While a concus...

Crossfit, Have We Learned Nothing?

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Mathew Basso discusses his disdain for CrossFit.

The Ancestral Lifestyle Movement

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The Ancestral Lifestyle Movement When addressing fad diets, Paleo is the first word that comes to my mind. In researching the theory behind this diet, I was exposed to an entirely foreign con...

Benefits of Periodization

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ACE Fitness talks about the importance of periodization training.

Creatine Myths and Facts

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Debunking the myths vs. the facts of creatine supplementation.

Strength and Speed Exercises

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Article talks about 17 workouts to help increase speed and strength.

Assessment and Accountability of Youth Soccer

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Article talks about the importance of parents assessments of the program, coaching, and officiating.

Barefoot Running Best?

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Article talks about what research is saying about running with or without shoes.

Shoulders for Dummies!

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I find that the more ways I can expose myself to anatomy and physiology, the better. "Dummies", series does a great job of condensing information on topics. The muscles and tendons that cause movem...

3D Interactive Human Body website

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This website is my constant "go to" website, where I can literally peel back the different layers and systems that make up the human body. You can choose either male or female anatomy and explore t...

Tennis Elbow: Exercises To Avoid When You Have Wrist Extensor Tendinosis

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A Youtube video on exercises to avoid when presented with Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis.

Mobility WOD

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I love Kelly Starett's approach to addressing mobility. The first video I came across was by accident and I found myself doing his "couch stretch" immediately while watching, and IT WORKED! I kept ...

The "Hot topic" of Hip Mobility

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Great article with many useful and interesting links and videos on all the info that is out there on the importance of mobility in sport. Also, included is "the 8 mobility drills that everyone shou...

FMS- Great TOOL!

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I've put up a few forums and topics talking about FMS. Personally, I love it and think it's a great appraisal system.. especially if you are trying to access functional capability of a large group ...

Periodization

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Manipulating volume and intensity in a simplified manner.

Effects of creatine and beta alanine supplementation on performance and endocrine responses

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Nice read on the combination of creatine and beta-alanine.

Motivation and perceptions of control

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Interesting article that details extrinsic and intrinsic motivation on a continuum.

Intermittent Fasting: Is it right for you?

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Author Tom Kelso, Exercise Physiologist, asks readers to determine if fasting intermittently worth attempting. Many have seen great results; however, can these same results materialize with conven...

Highschool Varsity Program Disbands

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Central New York high school basketball team from the Finger Lakes Region disbands because the team did not like the coaching style.

Sleep May Improve Complex Motor Learning

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Article talks about how sleeping may have improved a person's ability to play Guitar Hero 3

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises

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How to Stop Carpal Tunnel Pain Naturally

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Positive Self-Talk & Endurance Performance

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Positive Self-Talk and Endurance Performance One of our forums in Week 4 was dedicated to current topics in sport psychology. Endurance athletes are particularly interested in any psychologi...

Bird Dog

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FMS corrective exercises for core

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FMS- Gray Cook lecture about once weakness, imbalances , and tightness in certain areas are identified through the FMS screening , implementing specific corrective exercises that target these areas...

Partial and Full Minimalist Shoes and Injuries

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Partial and Full Minimalist Running Shoes and Injuries The minimalist footwear movement has gained a lot of momentum over the past decade. It continues to be the focus for many in biomechani...

Spine Exercises

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Cycle length variants in periodixed training

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Details are given on how current cycle variants can be used to enhance strength and other biomotor abilities.

Model for Progression of Strength, Power, and Speed Training

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This articles gives examples of how variables of training can be used to develop a sport-specific model of periodization.

Periodization: Theory and Methdologies of Training

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This book carries substantial weight in the strength and conditioning field.

Science and Practice of Strength Training

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This book is an often overlooked resource that introduces the concept of periodization as a law of adaptation as an intgral component of strength training.

Kettlebells & Cardio

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Kettlebells and Cardio In researching the history of strength training theories, I discovered that little peer reviewed scientific research had been conducted with respect to kettlebell train...

Exercise is Medicine

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Exercise is Medicine For our exercise physiology forum this week, I scoured Dr. Reiss’s exercise physiology shelf and found several references to “Exercise is Medicine.” Dr. Steven Blair is ...

Lower Back Blues!

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An article that covers the many benefits of yoga, especially in regards to alleviating lower back pain. The most interesting (and easiest approach) is breathing! We all know how to breathe of cours...

A blog post with helpful info on running footstrike

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A blog post with links to YouTube videos on foot strike biomechanics in running.

Motivation and perceptions of control

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Interesting article that details extrinsic and intrinsic motivation on a continuum.

Biomechanics and knee OA

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This article describes a prospective cohort design that includes strength training as a treatment modality for osteoarthritis.

Brain activity differs between non-musicians and musicians

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This article describes the differences in brain activity in untrained individuals and trained musicians.

Cycle variants in periodized strength training

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This articles introduces classical cycle variants, that may or may not be appropriate to development of strength in some populations.

Body mass index considerations

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This article introduces the measure of the body fat index and proposes the limitations of this method.

Periodization of strength as an optimal performance model

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Although many models have been proposed the model presented by Tudor Bompa appear to be an optimized model that other current models have derived their information from.

The Obesity Epidemic

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Obesity is a an epidemic that is plagued by several components. This article covers the economic impact of obesity.

Untitled

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Biomarker S100B & Sport Related Concussions

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Biomarker S100B & Sport-Related Concussions Early recognition of concussions and return-to-play guidelines are current research topics in sports medicine and the health sciences. While a concus...

Neuropeptide Y and Anxiety Management

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Imagery, breathing exercises, and self talk have been addressed as strategies to cope with performance related anxieties and enhance focus in competition. Coaches and athletes alike will attest t...

Facial Muscle EMG & Rating of Perceived Exertion

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In strength and conditioning programming, intensity is an acute training variable frequently manipulated to place the body under specific stresses to achieve specific adaptations. Maintaining the ...

Force Generation

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This is an AWESOME Sport Science show edition on applied force (linear kinetics) in athletics.

Lever Systems in the Human Body

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Athletes AND eating disorders? why yes.

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A topic I did not understand until I lived it. I value the opportunity to learn everything I can to help facilitate change.

Psychological attributes, not physical gifts, of young athletes predict success, say coaches in a new study

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In a new study examining how much psychological and physical characteristics matter in the development of young athletes, psychologist Shari Kuchenbecker,Ph.D., and co-authors from Loyola Marymount...

Is Fat Making a Comeback with Endurance Fiends? | Nutrition | OutsideOnline.com

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Of course, you have to run a lot to burn this much...

Peak Performance (week 3)

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I love watching Tony Robbins....in this clip he talks about how athletes mental state effects how you perform on the field. He understands how the mental approach effects your performance. I know...

Exploring Why Some People Get Fitter Than Others - NYTimes.com

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Some people are non-responders. But here is the question: does non-response genetically = no long term health benefits?

Functional Glute and Leg Exercises

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Whole body exercises versus isolation exercises are the best way to strengthen the entire posterior chain. This video has two exercises to practice single sided hip loading for functional gluteal a...

Eight Facinating Facts About Fascia

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Fascia is the new 'hot' word in fitness, for good reason. Here are eight interesting facts that will help you understand what fascia is and how it works.

Benefits of Mind-Body Activities for Kids

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Really short article about how adding some mind-body exercises to your child's daily routine can help reduce anxiety and hyperactivity. Unfortunately you can't access the entire article unless you ...

Pros and Cons of Pre- and Post-Exercise Stretching

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Stretching requires some healthy debate as more research is being done on the subject. For example, we don't stretch before or after we run for a bus, but we feel the need to do so before we go out...

Various personality factors affect athletic success and exercise adherence

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This article describes that there is no actual "athletic personality", but that there are characteristics that athletes tend to share. Many of these characteristics include self -confidence, stress...

Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An Encyclopedia

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Looks quite comprehensive

Carbohydrates

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How crabs are utilized in the body and having a proper understanding of this can increase performance.

How important is Protein?

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Athlete's as role models

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Girl vs. Guy

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Various personality factors affect athletic success and exercise adherence

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This article describes that there is no actual "athletic personality", but that there are characteristics that athletes tend to share. Many of these characteristics include self -confidence, stress...

Plyometric Training

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Sports Psychology-Whole-Body Endurance Performance

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what are the psychological determinants for endurance performance? The study goes into some detail as to what psychological determinants may benefit an endurance athlete. The study is quite interes...

Behavior Modification Strategies

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Obesity levels across the nation have hit epidemic levels nationally and have become a primary concern for health practitioners. behavioral modification is an effective treatment for obesity in chi...

Biomechanical Rehabilitation

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The study investigates the comparative effects of squat and lunge exercised on lower kinematics and kinetics in obese and normal weight women. For health practitioners interested in means of treatm...

Resistance Training- Electrically induced muscle cramps- hypertrophy

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Most people over the age of 30 years old remember abdominal electrically induced cramping fads that gained some momentum in the 90s only to disappear in the 2000's. Well, the study published by the...

Diet/Fad- Veganism and Endurance Sports

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Veganism is one of the more talked about fad/diets/lifestyles in current mainstream nutrition, but does it work when applied to sports performance. The case report attempts to provide some insight ...

Sports Performance and Supplementation- Doping

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Doping is a hot topic in sports currently with Lance Armstrong recently coming out as a long term doper, causing him to be stripped of many titles. The article provides insight into the long-term e...

Energy Drinks - What You Don't Know

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Stretching: Focus on flexibility

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Stretching may take a back seat to your exercise routine. You may think that stretching your hamstrings and calves is just something to be done if you have a few extra minutes before or after pound...

6 Reasons to Drink Water

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"Think of water as a nutrient your body needs that is present in liquids, plain water, and foods. All of these are essential daily to replace the large amounts of water lost each day," says Joan Ko...

The Benefits of Massage for Hypertension

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...A study in the effects of myofascial trigger-point massage therapy for people with hypertension showed that significant decreases in both diastolic and systolic blood pressure resulted following...

Massage Therapy for Stress Relief and Much More

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Few sensual experiences rival a full-body massage for pleasure and stress relief -- at least among those things you can talk about in front of the children at the dinner table. Word on the health b...

Motor Learning- CIMT

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Constraint-induced movement therapy is commonly utilized to treat stroke victims, by restraining one body part and promoting the use of the affected limb. This article investigated the effects of m...

Future of Sports Science- Sports Psychology

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for most students in a sports science related field it is reasonable to have been introduced to sports psychology as a sub-field during their program. The American Psychology Association released t...

Massage Therapy Began Over 5,000 Years Ago

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MASSAGE is the origin of human medecine, born from compassion, this is the first type of attention of helping and soothing a relative. It is inherent to humans to wish good to those who suffers. T...

Wellness- Recover your muscles with foam rolling and stretching

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Here are three techniques that will not only help muscle recovery but also injury prevention and flexibility which will allow better form when doing strengthening exercises. At any age this is i...

Resistance Training- Electrically induced muscle cramps- hypertrophy

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Most people over the age of 30 years old remember abdominal electrically induced cramping fads that gained some momentum in the 90s only to disappear in the 2000's. Well, the study published by the...

Do short Bursts of Exercise Throughout the Day

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Any exercise done on a regular basis will bring you benefits. Even 5 min is better then no exercise at all. "Consistency " is the key. Add a little challenge to your daily routine and you are on yo...

Daily Water Intake Calculator

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Water, the source of life on earth. Water is such a part of our daily health care. Don't forget your H2O!

Healthy Eating Habits

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Healthy habits NOT restrictions are the key to balanced nutrition.

9 Healthy Benefits Of Massage

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Prevention and maintenance, 2 major keys for a good health. We should never hesitate to take care of our health. It is the only one we have. Massage has a positive impact on your immune system too.

Energy Drinks - What You Don't Know

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President's Council on Fitness, Sports, & Nutrition

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this article shows where we are at as a nation. Hope it inspires each to step up . # move for your health

How much Exercise do you need?

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#FACT: Keep exercising, it's good for you

Massage Improves Post-Workout Recovery | Men's Fitness

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Try to coordinate intense work out followed with a massage session. On a regular basis, this will allow to increase your performance.

Tighten your Skin After WeightLoss

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I have a particular friend who swears her weekly massage therapy helped her tighten skin after #weight loss. She complained of sagging skin, particularly on her upper #arms and upper thighs, and is...

Massage and Tension Headaches

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Massage can relieve or eliminate headaches and migraines...

Caffeine as a supplement

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An ER Physician and triathlete discusses caffeine in endurance sports and the amount needed to enhance performance.

Integrating Music into Training, Arousal Regulation

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This video touches a little on what we discussed in class about finding something that can help you to regulate your emotions. This video explains how using music can help you to get into a state o...

Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome

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This article is related to our discussion on Biomechanics. IT band syndrome is a very common overuse injury that typically leads to lateral knee pain. A new approach to relieving IT band syndrome i...

Bodyweight Exercises | Men's Health

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Generally I try to stay away from sites like this that are always trying to sell something, but these body weight exercises are actually quite good.

Water versus Soda Pop

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#FACT: Water is a natural component of your body. There’s a reason nutrition experts recommend drinking at least 8 glasses of water per day while limiting soda -- or better yet, avoiding it alt...

Focus on Flexibility

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At any age, we can increase our flexibility. Stretch and reap the benefits of healthy joints, improved physical performance, and less risk of injury.

Advice on Practicing Yoga in Middle Age

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Yoga can be practiced by anyone at any age! The benefits are numerous- increased flexibility, strength, oxygen flow, and metabolism. Practicing yoga will help you feel great.

Overtraining Syndrome: A Practical Guide

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Pilates Exercises and Workout Benefits

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Any strength and balance exercise benefits your overall health. Even just 8 min per day will result in positive changes.

Why your body needs sugar

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Is all sugar bad? Learn about "natural" sugars, how they are healthful, and how this knowledge can help you make better food choices.

What is the proper daily flulid intake?

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You’ve probably heard on several occasions that you’ll only be truly healthy if you guzzle eight glasses of water every day. While this health rule might not be completely true, it still makes an i...

Running Vs Jogging

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You might think running and jogging mean the same thing, but in fact they are actually different. The obvious difference between the two is the...

Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

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Our 4-legged companions can help keep us healthy. Owning a pet can ward off depression, lower blood pressure, and boost immunity. It may even improve your social life. Example: Daily dog walks k...

Massage Therapy for Those Who Exercise

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Those who participate in exercise programs, as well as athletes in training, can benefit from massage therapy. Reach your fitness goal with help of a massage therapist!

Your Body During a 100-Miler | Outside Online

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Sounds delightful!

Future of Sports Science- Sports Psychology

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for most students in a sports science related field it is reasonable to have been introduced to sports psychology as a sub-field during their program. The American Psychology Association released t...

Kettlebells & Cardio

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Kettlebells and Cardio In researching the history of strength training theories, I discovered that little peer reviewed scientific research had been conducted with respect to kettlebell train...

Why some people find exercise harder than others?

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So much respect for people who start to exercise!

Why some people find exercise harder than others?

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Perception is reality!

One-dimensional motion | Physics | Khan Academy

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Very helpful for understanding speed, velocity and acceleration.

Do you have a problem sleeping? Take this quiz to see if it is something more....

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How do you sleep? This is actually something we each need to evaluate. Sleep is as important as eating right and exercising for your health.

Nature or Nurture: Motor Development

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Theories of Motor Development

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Constraints: An Integrated Viewpoint

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Constraints Project

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Debunking the Paleo-Diet

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Tedtalks lecture from an archaeological scientist named Christina Warinner who studies the health and dietary history of ancient people by looking at bone biochemistry and ancient DNA. Her lecture ...

High Intensity Tactical Training

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This promo-video shows many modalities and exercises that are included in this training program. The first portion of the video shows the assessments and how strength, agility and speed are assesse...

Hyponatremia

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A major concern in sports in adequate water intake to prevent heat related illnesses such as heat cramps, exhaustion, and stroke. This is a topic that is very relevant to my work environment with m...

Carcinogenesis & Exercise

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The researchers attempted to study the effects of exercise on lab rats both pre and post introduction of breast cancer.

GRID Competition

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I found this while reading my article on cancer and exercise. This from what I have found is a new sport that looks like it mimics the Crossfit games. It appears to be just as harmful to the body a...

Active Play in Motor Development

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Changing Brains: Motor Skill Development

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Secret Life of a Baby's Brain

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Visualization in Gymnasts

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This relates to the emotional and mental aspects of psychology with in the sport of gymnastics.

Facial Muscle EMG & Rating of Perceived Exertion

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In strength and conditioning programming, intensity is an acute training variable frequently manipulated to place the body under specific stresses to achieve specific adaptations. Maintaining the ...

Developmental Patterning and Motor Control

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I post this link/video because it relates to the developmental patterns and sequences we discussed in class. A baby gains stability in the neck first by looking around, then while on their back beg...

Neuronal synapse

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this video shows the chemical works of neurons

The Benefits of Physical Activity

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Constraints

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Week 2 Infant Motor Development

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Article on the developmental milestones a child faces. Relevant because this week we talked about children developing and gross/fine motor skills.

Week 2 BMI Limitations

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A website detailing the limitations of BMI

Week 2 Exercise Importance

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A webpage restating what we talked about in class about how important weekly exercise is.

Science and Practice of Strength Training

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This book is an often overlooked resource that introduces the concept of periodization as a law of adaptation as an intgral component of strength training.

Constraints Project

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Baseball Pitch & Softball Pitch

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Basic Biomechanics

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1RM vs 3RM in Deadlift progressions

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More articles on youth resistance training not negatively affecting growth

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20086488 (this is the pubmed abstract) "Meta-analyses of strength training in children indicate that many studies are flawed by poor methodology." "One the...

The Importance Preceptual-Motor Excercises

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It is important for children to practice and strengthen the connection between their motions and their brain. The article discusses how crucial it is for children to practice for whole and well rou...

Sprinter vs Marathoner

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I liked this short clip because it explained what we talked about in class about the different muscle fiber types. It shows how an average person has both muscle fiber types (fast twitch and slow t...

Hypertrophy-Specific Training Program

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We have been touched on hypertrophy and hyperplasia. Being somebody who is very much into bodybuilding and fitness, the term hypertrophy matters a great deal to me. This bodybuilding.com article hi...

Type I and Type II Muscle Fibers

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This video elaborates a what we went over in class about the differences in muscle fiber types and how type I muscle fibers are aerobic, while type II are anaerobic.

How to make stress your friend

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This Ted talk is about how stress is always seen as something that is negative. Kelly McGonigal explains that people don't die from stress, but that they they can die from the belief that stress is...

Effects of different types of stretching

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Seeing as how I work with athletes with sports based in these types of movements I found this article very interesting.

Marshawn Lynch SportScience

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I found this video really interesting since it discusses blood sugar and the energy systems we talked about in lecture.

Week 3 Principles of Training

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4 principles of training

Week 3 Muscle Fiber Types

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We talked in class about muscle fiber types.

Week 3 Visceral Fat

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A good video showing visceral fat in depth.

The Science of Aging

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This video is about how your cells telomeres get shorter and shorter every time they replicate and soon die when it is gone.

The endocrine system

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A video, an introduction of the endocrine system

Abnormal Prenatal Development

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As we know Abnormal Prenatal Development can be caused from genetics or extrinsic factors. We learned in our textbook that congenital defects are anomalies which are usually presented at birth, and...

Puberty beginning earlier?

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This article talks about how children are beginning to enter into puberty earlier than they have in the past and it could be due to chemicals.

Chapter 4 Notes

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These are important because Chapter 4 focuses on early developmental stages of human beings starting from conception.

Analysis of Human Movement in Rowing

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Goes into detail about human movement in sports. Shows how an athlete from a specific sport does not necessarily equate to being athletic in all sports. very interesting. Also at WSU. Football play...

Normal Stages of Human Development

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Stages of Human development from birth to age 5

Week 4: Cooper Walk/Run Test

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The 3 body types explained

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Brain Mechanisms of Serial and Parallel Processing during Dual-Task Performance

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Very interesting process here.

Metabolism for Athletes

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Benefits of a Proper Warm-Up

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'Fat Girl Running' Blogger Challenges Stereotypes Miles at a Time - NBC News

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We need to redefine our idea of what fitness looks like.

Moderate exercise and its affects on our health

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I read quite a bit of this article but if you are interested, the first 6 pages are very interesting. It discusses how just 20 minutes a day of high-intensity exercise can burn more fat, build more...

Pre-locomotor development and the proximodistal principle

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

It's interesting to see how certain motor developmental milestones parallel how we train motor control and encourage motor learning in the gym, as well as general progressions, regressions, and l...

"Exercise and Bone Health"

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As we've been learning in class about the process and development of bones there are physiological aspects, motor development aspects and extrinsic factors we can do to positively influence bone he...

Visual for different types of dancing

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I wanted to post this for 2 reasons. The dancing requires a high degree of skill and athletic ability as well as a large amount of cardiovascular fitness. Plus I wanted to link my two post together.

Week 4 Relfexes

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Article on Infants and Reflexes

Week 4 Warming Up

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Video on the benefits of warming up.

Week 4 HIIT

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High Intensity Interval Training

Manipulation of fast and slow twitch muscles.

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This article tells us what we already know, which is that our muscles can be divided into two categories. Our muscles fibers are either slow twitch or fast twitch and is predetermined for us by gen...

Exercise and the female adolescent

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This talks about how while it is healthy for girls to exercise, excessive exercise is leading to delayed puberty and amenorhhea as well as body development such as skeletal and musclular.

Infants Developing Basic Movement

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This Pediatric Occupational Therapist goes into detail about milestones for infants. He talks about balance, being able to coordinate his own movements to a certain degree. He explains milestones n...

Infants Developing Basic Movement

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This Pediatric Occupational Therapist goes into detail about milestones for infants. He talks about balance, being able to coordinate his own movements to a certain degree. He explains milestones n...

ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Internet

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Great general site with a lot of information on almost all aspects of fitness.

Introduction to Sports Biomechanics

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Physiological effects from crossfit

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We all know that physical activity provides many benefits to our well-being and health but for some reason crossfit has many negative connotations associated with it. Crossfit is constantly varied,...

Muscles Involved in Walking

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Today in class (9-23-1), we completed an assignment where we attempted to figure out what muscles, and in what order, fire during various stages of walking. This article provides details about what...

Week 5 Walking Analysis

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Week 5 Beep Test

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Week 5 Beep Test Chart

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Aerobic energy systems in soccer.

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A very scientific article on cardiovascular fitness and the aerobic energy system.

More on Tabata

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Here is a little more information on what tabata training is as mentioned in the article posted earlier

Physical growth and motor development in babies

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This article talks about what we still don't know about the motor development of babies and more specifically infants. We go further into the article to learn that there actually is a link between ...

Beep Test Instructions/Variations

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World Records in Beep Test

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Gross Motor Development

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While in class we learned about many of the developmental milestones that are both accompanied through motor and physical maturation. As these milestones are obtained they either act as rate limite...

In Depth on Sub Max Test Comparisons

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This was one of the sources I used for the lab write up. This is very detailed article on the different sub max test.

Week 6: Advanced Weight Training Techniques

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The Philosophy of Human Movement

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Normal Human Gait vs. Abnormal

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Goes into great detail about normal human gait, and it relates to our chapter 7 notes because they both talk about locomotor skills, and some older people can have abnormal gait, but does not exclu...

Week 6 Muscle Fiber Types

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This week we talked about muscle fiber types.

Week 6 Energy Systems

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We talked about the three energy systems in class.

Week 6 Development of Ballistic Skills

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Ballistic Skills is our topic this week in the book.

Self-organizing systems and infant motor development

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Dynamical approach to an overview of the constraints imposed upon early Human Development. This article was written by J. A. Scott Kelso, to develop a perspective of the principles derived from mot...

The role of variability in early motor development

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This article, by Jan P. Piek, speaks about the importance of movement variability in the first year of life, and the difficulty associated with increasing movement variability as Motor Development ...

Neruonal mechanisms of human locomotion

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This article by V. Dietz, D. Schmidtbleicher, J. Noth, addresses the Neurological changes as motor development progresses in humans. Throughout the process of this article's research, several tests...

Muscle activity influences, rate of torque development during ballistic contractions in humans

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This article, by researchers Michael Can Cutsem, and Jacques Duchateau, addresses how the body reacts preceding movements in order to perform a ballistic movement such as kicking, or throwing etc.....

Developmental changes in running

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This article outlines a study that was done to not only show the differences in development in males and females but it also strives to show us the changes in motor development, more specifically w...

Games to Promote Kicking and Throwing Development

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In this video it displays a game made for young kids to kick and throw a ball at the coach who is running back and forth trying not to get hit. The game promotes hand-eye coordination as they have ...

Week 7: Periodization

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Week 7: ACSM Push-Up Test

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http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/PushUps.html

Week 7: Crunch/Curl-Up Test Protocol

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Man City Soccer Practice

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This could be the outcome of a well designed training program. The GoPro angle is just a cool feature.

Periodization overview

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An excellent overview of periodization as discussed in class.

The Mind and Sports Performance: Personality

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Periodization by the NSCA

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Muscle Memory

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The Philosophy of Human Movement

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Week 7 Vision Development

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We talked in class about developing vision in infants.

Week 7 Periodization

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We discussed periodization in class.

Week 7 Mesocycles, Macrocycles, and Microcycle

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We discussed these in class.

Overarm Throwing Development and Beneficial Activities

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The attached PDF article has some information related to the basic development of overarm throwing. In class we have not only been looking at the development of motor skills but in this case of ove...

Proprioceptive Neuromuscluar Facilitation

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Last week we had discussed proper gait patterning in bipedal locomotion with regards to foot direction (controlled by the hips). I like how he addressed lines of pull in the TFL and Rectus Femoris ...

Promotiong health in young children

Item added by Emma Wilsie

This article gives us a look into what it means when we say something is limiting children in their development process, most noticeable in their motor development. The rate limiter we see in this ...

Extreme Flexibility

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America's Got Talent features some very flexible people.

Degrees of Freedom

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Affordances

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Child Throwing Skills

Item added by Molly Champ-Gibson

This article is helpful for parents trying to assist their child in development of the throwing skill. Like in Class it goes through the steps for throwing and how to help coach the child through t...

More on PNF Stretching

Item added by Michael Radka

This summary did the best job (for me) in explaining what PNF stretching is.

How and when to stretch?

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Week 8 Sight

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In class we tried to watch the video about the human body and eyesight.

Week 8, Flexibility Benefits

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An article on the benefits of flexibility

Week 8, Flexibility Definition and Stretches

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We talked in class about flexibility.

Helping Children Develop the Ability to Catch

Item added by Matthew Alvarez

Here is an article that lays out 7 steps to help increase a child's development in catching. In class we learned many skills involving reaching, grasping, and the example I'm taking from class, cat...

What babies tell us about perception

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More articles on youth resistance training not negatively affecting growth

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20086488 (this is the pubmed abstract) "Meta-analyses of strength training in children indicate that many studies are flawed by poor methodology." "One the...

What helps promote ballistic skills

Item added by Emma Wilsie

This article is all about the investigation into how we can better promote ballistic skills throughout a person's life. There are different ways in which the idea of acquiring these skills is prese...

Nike SPARQ Vapor Strobe glasses

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

In class this week we discussed vision and motor development - so coming across this was interesting. Apparently, there is research behind stroboscopic training, making improvements in reaction tim...

This video shows how to re-strengthen your manipulation techniques after a debilitating injury

Item added by Nick Robertson

The video shows a physical therapist showing different ways to help people rehab hands for manipulation using 6 different exercises. Because hand Manipulation of objects is in chapter 9, this is ve...

The Philosophy of Human Movement

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Lever Systems Basics

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Good website for the basics of human lever systems.

ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Internet

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Great general site with a lot of information on almost all aspects of fitness.

Understanding Body Compositon

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Fat Cells, Not Fat People!

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An article diving deeper into fat cells and what they truly mean!

Week 9 Why BMI doesn't work

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We talked in class about why the BMI test is bogus.

Week 9 Storage and Essential Body Fat

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In class we discussed storage and essential body fat.

Week 9 Perception

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We did a perception lab this week and I feel like this is a good informational video about perception.

An in depth analysis of Fat Cells in Muscle

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This study looks more at the ability to measure intramyocellular lipid content with various techniques.

Hydrostatic Weighing

Item added by Michael Radka

Upon doing research for body composition I found this method. It seemed very interesting. It takes the densities of various tissues and measures buoyancy, compares it to a standard weight and then ...

Perception & Motor Skills

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Balance and Perception

Item added by Emma Wilsie

This article is connected to the lab we did in class which allowed us to see how our balance and perception would be effected if we altered our vision while performing certain tasks. This article r...

Group Dynamics in Exercise and Sport Psychology

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The Vestibular System

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Article discusses the function of the vestibular system and how it plays a role in sensing position in space, as well as anatomy and function of the system. We are discussing these types of systems...

Abdominal bracing, drawing in, and diaphragmatic breathing

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Doesn't get any better than this. My favorite in the comments section, "Lewitt has stated no movement pattern can have integrity if breathing is not appropriate". This being said, what comes first ...

Pain on SM and improved to 2's by SMR & overhead pressing question - Dr. CW

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Roles of vision and proprioception in reaching movements

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Article discusses how our vision plays roles in reaching patterns, and I found it interesting how current hand positioning is critical to movement accuracy, yet other research also shows that it is...

The Power of Play

Item added by Nick Robertson

Stuart Brown talks about how play affects our development. He illustrates the correlations between play and our everyday behavior, not only in humans, but in other mammals as well. This isn't the f...

What a NCAA athlete is made of

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"Gender Bias in Mothers' Expectations about Infant Crawling"

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The article takes an interesting perspective not only on the topic of motor development, but how the social interaction of expected motor development plays a role between male and female infants. B...

"Gender Bias in Mothers' Expectations about Infant Crawling"

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The article takes an interesting perspective not only on the topic of motor development, but how the social interaction of expected motor development plays a role between male and female infants. B...

Physical activity and peer influence

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This article dives into the roles that peers play in children's activity levels. It is thought to be true that even the presence of one friend will increase a child's activity level. The findings o...

Physical activity and peer influence

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This article dives into the roles that peers play in children's activity levels. It is thought to be true that even the presence of one friend will increase a child's activity level. The findings o...

Physical activity and peer influence

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This article dives into the roles that peers play in children's activity levels. It is thought to be true that even the presence of one friend will increase a child's activity level. The findings o...

Physical activity and peer influence

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This article dives into the roles that peers play in children's activity levels. It is thought to be true that even the presence of one friend will increase a child's activity level. The findings o...

Week 10 Goal Setting

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We talked in class about goal setting.

Week 10 Body Fat Measurements

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We talked on Monday about the ways to measure body fat.

Week 10 Women in Sports

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We talking in class about how women are objectified in sports.

Week 11 Diet

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We are talking in class about diets and types of food.

Nutrition Lables Getting a Makeover

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Heart Rate Max Formula (220-Age) a bunch of hooey

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

We discussed the 220-age formula in class for calculating max heart rate - here is the overview of it and why is doesn't work!

Cover The Athlete

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Meta-Anaylsis of sugar-sweetened beverages and Diabetes

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Reviews about 7,000 studies from the U.S and the UK which relate sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). There is a high correlation between the two.

Week 11 Real Food vs Suppliments

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We hit on this point in class.

Week 11 Pain Endurance

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We watched a video in class about the sensation of pain. I posted it to the wrong shelf on time, sorry about this late submission. Had to delete if off my fitness concepts shelf and add it to my mo...

I Am Not An Olympian

Item added by Alex Denzinger

Although this article doesn't have to do with overtraining, we did discuss wearable technology briefly in class and I thought this was really interesting. So far only elite athletes are exposed to ...

Anaerobic Activity

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I think article was cool because it talks about a lot of what we talked about in class and gives ideas on why it is so important to our health.

NASA Nutrition

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The New Rules of Marathon Nutrition

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Week 12 Maximum Strength

Item added by Matthew Siebe

In class we watched a video on muscular strength and the conditions in which it becomes almost superhuman.

Muscles are stupid

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

This is a post from Tim Vagen which relates to the muscles video we watched in class, and also discusses general things in regards to good quality training.

Week 12 Ways to Study

Item added by Matthew Siebe

In class we played Jeopardy as a study aid.

Week 12 Different Exercises and Training

Item added by Matthew Siebe

In class this week we did not cover any new topics, so I went back to Lab 5, week 6, about creating a workout plan.

Max Aerobic Power

Item added by Emma Wilsie

This article has to do with the max aerobic power a person has and what exactly it means. Max aerobic power has to do with oxygen uptake during exercise and can be measured when a VO2 Max test is a...

Youth Strength Training

Item added by Molly Champ-Gibson

This is an article that walks you through building a strength program for young athletes. This relates to what we were talking about in class with adolescent development of strength. This article...

WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2015

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You throw like a girl

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Okay, so I stole this from someone else's page. But this is an amazingly well put together article, and I appreciate the intelligence of the person who wrote this. "‘Throwing like a girl’ is no...

Causes of Knee Valgus and "weak" muscles

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

A great post from Dr. Weingroff on knee Valgus. I appreciate his position on muscles not being "weak" - they just have varying levels of motor activity depending on the demand of the movement and t...

High-Carb vs. Low Carb Diet: Which is better for athletes?

Item added by Dylan Pettit

I find this article truly fascinating. From the research Dr. Davitt conducted, he found that low carbohydrate diets are more beneficial for endurance athletes rather than high carbohydrate diets. T...

Physical Education in Schools

Item added by Michael Radka

This is a fun little clip about the importance of physical education in schools.

The difference between muscular endurance and cardio endurance

Item added by Michael Radka

Considering that my group project's topic is muscular endurance, I thought this was appropriate

E.C. Category 1 HR and BP Test

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Here is a visual test of a resting heart rate and resting blood pressure test.

E.C. Category 3 Skinfold Test

Item added by Michael Radka

Here is a demonstration of a skin fold test being performed on a woman

E.C. Category 2 Mens U.S. Soccer beep test

Item added by Michael Radka

I have played soccer for my whole life, seeing my favorite national team do it is very interesting.

E.C. Category 4 Pushup test

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Here is a push up test for muscular endurance

E.C. Category 5 Sit and Reach Test

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Here is a sit and reach test conducted by Polyfit CP

Activites To Work On Fine Motor Skills

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This article relates to what we have discussed in class based on desiging a program that incorporates motor skills. This article specifically discusses activitiessp that could help a person develop...

Relationship of Bone Mass Relative to Child Obesity

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This article took an informative and detailed look at the relationship of the bone mass in an obese child along with tackling a look into some of the important adipocytokines associated. By looking...

How to Guide:Reducing Obesity in Children

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this website provides insight and tips on how parents can reduce obesity in children

E.C. Category 4 Muscular Endurance Practical

Item added by Michael Radka

Here are 4 different certifications that one could have regarding muscular endurance, this opens a whole world of possibilities for careers. Two of these I will be attempting to get.

E.C. Category 3 Skin Fold Practicle

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Working in Bohler Weight Room, having numbers like these could prove to be beneficial in designing programs should our athletes need to adjust their body fat percentage.

E.C. Category 5 Flexibility Routine

Item added by Michael Radka

Here is a simple morning stretch routine that could greatly benefit you as well as increase overall fitness and health.

E.C. Category 2 Cardiovascular Practicle

Item added by Michael Radka

As a soccer player, cardiovascular endurance is king for the sport. Here are a lot of practical exercises about increasing endurance.

E.C. Category 1 HR Improvement Practicel

Item added by Michael Radka

Here is a very good site on training your heart rate.

Category 2

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Step Test: The general step test was created to measure aerobic fitness in a simple but effective way. It does not require a great amount of space nor a lot of equipment.

Category 2

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Cardiovascular submit testing using the beep test.

Category 2

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Cardiovascular testing using beep test

Category 1

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How to measure Blood pressure

Category 1

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How to measure Heart Rate

Category 1

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How to measure Blood Pressure and Heart Rate .

Category 3

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How to do Skinfold measurements

Category 3

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Skin fold measurments

Category 4

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Muscle Endurance using push up tests

Category 4

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Muscular Endurance

Category 5

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Sit and reach flexibility test

Billions in Change

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Billions in change is a documentary that focuses on the producer of the five hour energy shots that you see in the markets. Manoj Bhargava, a self-made billionaire profited four billion dollars in ...

Metabolic Resistance Training vs Steady Cardio

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In the past, it was always thought that doing steady cardio for a set amount of time can burn the most amount of fat in the body. However as studies got more complex and scoped for a greater range ...

Metabolic Resistance Training vs Steady Cardio

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In the past, it was always thought that doing steady cardio for a set amount of time can burn the most amount of fat in the body. However as studies got more complex and scoped for a greater range ...

Ask The Ripped Dude: How Can I Improve My Vertical Jump?

Item added by Joel Carreon

This is a bodybuilding.com article showcasing ways how one can improve their maximum vertical jump. The exercises are presented by way of a list of exercises that one can implement into a program. ...

BMI Chart

Item added by Joel Carreon

This chart showcases the correlation between age and body mass index. It is color coded to indicate conditions from underweight to underweight. Chapter 17 talks about body composition and relation ...

Program Design For The Average Client

Item added by Joel Carreon

This article, from Ace Fitness (which is an organization that certifies personal trainers) talks about how to design a basic, simple program for a PT client. This program is centered around the ind...

Resting HR and BP testing

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Motor Devolpment in new borns

Item added by Jonathan Baer

This video takes you through the milestones a newborn baby goes through in the first year of life. Immediately after birth the newborn is extremely weak and can hardly move. By three months the bab...

The 6 Group Dynamics of High-Performing Teams

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This article highlights what we discussed in class, but refers to how the company PIXAR works, instead of a sports team. They suggest that the key to being a high performing team is that you have t...

Mental Skills Training Can Help Athletes Win

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This article is related to our discussion on Sports Psychology. A very important aspect of sports performance is related to an individuals' mental skills. Mental skills training is beneficial for a...

BDNF

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Brain Derived Neurotropic Factor - shown correlations with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and neurodegenerative diseases. "The Effects of Aerobic Exercise Intensity and Duration o...

Starting your first strength training program

Item added by Blake Taylor

This breaks down the first four weeks of a sample beginners strength training program. Each week increases the split and volume of the workout as the individuals develop.

Resistance training to improve flexibility

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This article describes how to use resistance training to improve flexibility. The article stresses the importance of full range of motion while lifting to improve flexibility, using the weight to s...

Best workouts to improve body composition

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This article provides a workout to best improve body composition. This is accomplished by changing tempo and intensities of certain lifts and alternating rest times to push the body more to decreas...

Nutrition rules to get stronger

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This article describes the diet changes needed to help individuals grow stronger and develop muscle mass. This includes a number of rules to follow such as always eating breakfast, eating every thr...

Heart rate zones for running

Item added by Blake Taylor

This article has a table that has the different heart rate zones for running. Each zone is meant for a specific training purpose, for strength, speed or increasing your VO2 max

Balance Improvement by strength training

Item added by Blake Taylor

This article researches whether increasing strength in the elderly, specifically the lower body, will help with balance

Don't perform static stretching before lifting weights

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This article explains the dangers of performing static stretches before performing weight lifting exercises. It explains how static stretching actually weakens the muscles and doesn't warm the musc...

Body fat percentages

Item added by Blake Taylor

This article describes body fat. It covers differences between males and females, acceptable ranges, what it means, how to calculate it and the difference between body mass and lean body mass.

Movements to increase ballistic strength in children

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This article explains 20 different games and/or activities to help children develop ballistic strength

strength training in adolescence

Item added by Blake Taylor

This article discuses the benefits and harm of strength training in adolescence, and describing how to properly train if an child is going to peruse weight training

Memory changes in the elderly

Item added by Blake Taylor

This explains the changes in memory that the elderly will go through as well as establishing the differences between age related decrease in memory and serious cognitive impairment

Eccentric Exercise Training

Item added by Alan DeAngelis

The 15 key findings about eccentric exercise training are very interesting. Prior to reading this article, I did not realize that some of these findings were true. Eccentric training is a very vers...

Tennis Elbow

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This webpage discusses the treatment (strengthening and stretching exercises, ultrasound, laser, cold compress therapy, anti-inflammatory medication), causes, and prevention of tennis elbow, or lat...

Muscle Contraction simplified

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Calcium is a crucial part of muscle contraction. The ionic element is released from muscles during contraction and relaxation. The release of calcium helps propagate the muscle contraction and rela...

Back injuries

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This file is based on prevention and well as strengthen the back after an injury. The videos shows some exercises that can help strengthen the back.

Hip and Joint Mobility

Item added by DeAndre' Jenkins

This file is based on ways of stretching the hips to help increase the range of motion in the hips. The more the hips are stretched the more mobile you become and less likely to become injured.

The Physics of the Human Body

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

This is a little more Sports Medicine oriented, but also includes come great information from an exercise physiology perspective and biomechanics perspective as well.

Dimensions of Occupational Wellness

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

This discussions the dimensions of occupational wellness - one of the dimensions I am most particularly interested in as occupation goes a long ways, and in my past experience, my poor occupational...

Stanford Finds that 10 Hours of sleep a night drastically increases performance outcomes for basketball players and overall wellness

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

This covers the physical well being dimension that was discussed in class. I think sleep is not only crucial for athletes, but for any general population engaging in extra physical activity as this...

Seven Dimensions of Wellness

Item added by Shannon Cribbin

This website discusses the seven dimensions of wellness which we went over in class on Wednesday. The dimensions all interact with one another, and when one is "out of whack," so are the other six....

Emotional Wellness for Women

Item added by Shannon Cribbin

This post is interesting because it focuses on how to be emotionally well as a women. When asked whether males or females are more emotional, I'm sure a good majority would point to the latter. The...

Week 1 Wellness

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This was exactly what we were talking about in class with the 7 components of health. This was a simplified version that didn't touch on spiritual or occupational health. What I liked is that it sh...

Rhabdomyolysis - A physicians perspective

Item added by Josh Nething

Rhabdomyolysis has become a serious effect from over-exertion in exercise. Usually it is a past athlete that is out of shape that jumps in and over does it. I like to call it the "ego" injury. It c...

The Simple Five Way Shoulder

Item added by Josh Nething

Kelly Starrett takes you through a comprehensive shoulder mobility that can seriously help people out. If we cannot function in our shoulders we have huge problems in leading a healthy lifestyle. T...

Health and Wellness

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Health and Wellness

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Effects of smoking on the 5 Factor Model of Personality Traits

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

This article describes a meta-analysis of the relationship between the Five-Factor Model of personality and smoking. The results, based on nine studies and a total of 4,730 participants, show that ...

Make people play up to you!

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

This video is short, but I believe the message behind it is powerful. Too often do we let fear of others perception of ourselves keep us from being great. Not only should we have high expectations ...

The Lessons We Underappreciate from Children - Personal Blog Post

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

My own personal blog post. Maybe it will influence someone in a good way. :)

The Secret | The Players' Tribune

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Newtons First Law

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Newtons 2nd Law

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Newtons third law

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Kinetic Chain

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Zika Virus

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Down Syndrome and Motor Development

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This section of the website explains motor development, Down Syndrome, and their relation to one another.

Mental Imagery and Reasoning

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Perfect! This is the kind of stuff I have been looking for. I have become very interested with how mental imagery effects the bodily systems and can influence development. Specifically, perceptual ...

Influences of Mental Rehearsal on the Autonomic Nervous System in Volleyball Players (Athletes)

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Prior to looking in to this, I thought that breathing was our only opportunity to consciously influence the ANS. However, this article (abstract) suggests that Mental Rehearsal may in fact influenc...

CHOCOLATE MILK SCANDAL AND CONCUSSIONS OH NOOOOOOO

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I find it reasonable to assume that the hype during the news broadcasting of this "study" was probably misplaced. The quote itself, "helped high school football players improve their cognitive and ...

Training Clients with Hypertension

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I found this video very relevant to the lecture content. The video described what to do when your client has hypertension, and what kind of exercises you should and shouldn't encourage your clients...

Training Clients with Diabetes

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Diabetes is a metabolic disease that is very common in the United States. This video teaches how to safely train an individual with diabetes.

GFM

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Grounded Force Method new playful movements that encourage athletes to focus on flexibility, mobility and stability.

Dips the Upper Body Squat

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For the shoulder girdle and the chest and triceps there may not be a better exercise. Some may have to modify some may not but doing this exercise will help keep your shoulders very strong.

Dips the Upper Body Squat

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For the shoulder girdle and the chest and triceps there may not be a better exercise. Some may have to modify some may not but doing this exercise will help keep your shoulders very strong.

Not just lower body anatomy - Anatomy Primer

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Knowing our anatomy inside and out is paramount in training. This primer from Crossfit is a great resource to anyone that just wants to know the essentials.

4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

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Sometimes we need to know what not to do...In this post there are 4 exercises that you should avoid when working the trunk. These exercises can lead to injuries that can cause serious issues down t...

Kinematics

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This is an interesting video of a gymnast describing his use of linear kinematics and angular kinematics in his tumbling. It is more than just in text books but is in real life skills.

Angular Kinematics in Softball Pitching

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This is an excellent demonstration of angular kinematics in real life sports. The gal in the video does a great job of explaining the in's and out's of the motion and the kinematics of it.

Pose-Running: Lean and Pull

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Making gravity work for you instead of fighting against gravity. Pose technique is difficult to attain but can be an effective tool in training the body to run with efficiently. Using the 'force' o...

Acceleration

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Angular force production in acceleration drills. This is a foundational video for developing the posture and body position for running fast.

Pre workout hip sequence for a squat workout

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Spending time working on developing good motor patterns and proper positioning can develop better movement. In this video you will see how to open up the hip and put the body into a good stable pos...

The Trans Athlete Making History -- The Cut

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Exercise Demos for foundational movements

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When lifting weights technique is paramount. If you are going to be strong you will only go as far as your technique will allow. At crossfit.com their demo of movements and explanations are better ...

Shoulder mobility: for larger tighter lifters struggling to get into a good low bar squat position

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Sometimes for larger tighter lifters getting into basic positions is difficult. In this video juggernaut goes through some mobility exercises to address issues they may have. The cool thing is the ...

Low back pain

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Allot of times low back pain can generate from many different areas than the actual lower back. Hips, flexors, gluteus, hamstrings, etc. If you get active and mobilize regularly you will be amazed ...

Sciatica and low back pain

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This is a great video on how to rehab or take care of more low back pain. Specifically the sciatica area is targeted in the video. In athletics, especially weight lifting the sacro-iliac joint can ...

Working around injuries in the weight room

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Stack.com has become a go to source for training athletes and this article on working with and around shoulder, arm and hand injuries is a great one. Athletes need to continue to workout if somethi...

Stress and perception: increased health risks due to perception.

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This study examined the relationship between perception of stress/stressful circumstances and the effect it has on health. Those who perceived themselves to be more stressed had a 43% increase in l...

The Effects of Physical Activity on the Epiphyseal Growth Plates: A Review of the Literature on Normal Physiology and Clinical Implications Timothy A. Mirtz,a,c Judy P. Chandler,b and Christina M.

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This article talks about the effects of epiphyseal growth plates in children when performing physical activity. The article talks about the importance of play in children, because this is how they ...

How to use the talk test to measure exercise intensity

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The talk test is one of the methods on how to measure workout intensity. I like this video because she demonstrates exactly how hard it should be to talk while at a level 9 or 10 in intensity. Thou...

HITT

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HITT exercise is a high intensity interval training that is said to burn more fat for longer than moderate cardio. I liked this video because I learned more about HITT and the 3 ways you can use th...

Leptin - the satiety hormone

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The more fat an individual has, the more leptin they produce. However, eventually overweight/obese people can develop leptin insensitivity - abolishing the feelings of satiety from their lives. Thi...

Thermic effects of food

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5-10% of TMR, upwards of 25% for proteins. Effected by speed of eating, amount, frequency, type of food, etc.

AntiGravity Treadmill

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Creeping

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Kids learning how to walk

New born infant reflexes

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Our Bodies Have a Bright Future

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Scientists and Bio-Chemists have researched new and profound ways to use bio-medicine to reconstruct body tissues, joints, and bones by using lab-based cartilage and ligaments. Athletes with joint ...

The F.I.T.T. Principle - Here's What You Need to Know for Great Workouts

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The F.I.T.T. Principle is one of the foundations of exercise, a set of guidelines that help you set up a workout routine to fit your goals and fitness level while helping you get the most out of yo...

Workout Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

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A workout injury can happen to anyone, no matter your experience or fitness level. Even walking can cause an injury. But you can significantly cut your risk of getting hurt by following certain wo...

Cardiorespiratory Fitness

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Cardiorespiratory fitness is a measure of how well your body is able to transport oxygen to your muscles during prolonged exercise, and also of how well your muscles are able to absorb and use the ...

Kids and Toys

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Wellness- Recover your muscles with foam rolling and stretching

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Here are three techniques that will not only help muscle recovery but also injury prevention and flexibility which will allow better form when doing strengthening exercises. At any age this is i...

Gender testing in the Olympics

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Gender testing was first established in 1932 as means to address concerns of males posing as female athletes to promote an unfair advantage. Gender testing was officially stopped in 1999, however s...

Economical contraints and their effect of dietary habits of Americans (Obesity)

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This article discusses that obesity may be a direct result of economical issues - in other words, finances and financial costs of low quality foods with poor nutrient contents versus high quality f...

Health related professional knowledge base on the links between obesity, nutrition, and health.

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I would assume that since 2003 health professionals have made some knowledge based advances in understanding how to manage weight and advise individuals to do so, but this is interesting in that if...

Elbow position and effect on grip strength

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90 degree position elicited the most grip strength.

Grip strength correlated with fraility more so that chronological age

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in men, lower grip strength correlated significantly with ten ageing markers compared to chronological age which was significantly associated with seven. In women, there were six significant relat...

Increased mortality rates and grip strength from all causes

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" Poorer grip strength was associated with increased mortality from all-causes, from cardiovascular disease, and from cancer in men, though not in women. After adjustment for potential confounding ...

Grip Strength Predicts Cause-Specific Mortality in Middle-Aged and Elderly Persons

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" Multivariate-adjusted RR of all causes of death, except for external causes, for the highest quintile of grip strength in men was 0.52 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.33-0.80) for the age group ...

FULL TEXT: Hand grip strength: Outcome predictor and marker of nutritional status

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" Numerous clinical and epidemiological studies have shown the predictive potential of hand grip strength regarding short and long-term mortality and morbidity. In patients, impaired grip strength ...

The effect of upper-extremity posture on maximum grip strength

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" the results of this study show that it occurs at elbow flexed at 135 degrees with shoulder and wrist in the neutral postures."

8 Useful Behavior Modification Techniques for Adults

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...and possibly useful behavior modification techniques for children and adolescents!

Performance Enhancers: The Safe and The Deadly

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Focusing on Ergogenic Aids.

Dietary Supplements: What You Need To Know

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Dietary Supplements (National Institutes of Health)

The 10 Most Famous Fad Diets of All Times

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American Society of Biomechanics

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American Kinesiology Association

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Motor Learning

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States of Motor Learning and Strategies to Improve Acquisition of Motor Skills

Strength Training - How To Collection

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from Mayo Clinic, includes body weight & resistance exercises

Exercise Physiology

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Overview

AntiGravity Treadmill

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Positive Self-Talk & Endurance Performance

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Positive Self-Talk and Endurance Performance One of our forums in Week 4 was dedicated to current topics in sport psychology. Endurance athletes are particularly interested in any psychologi...

The Physics of the Human Body

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This is a little more Sports Medicine oriented, but also includes come great information from an exercise physiology perspective and biomechanics perspective as well.

Interferenece in development of balistic skills

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This is a scientific article and experiment that was completed and examined about how people can aid in the development of others ballistic motor skills.

What children think, feel and know about throwing overhand.

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This study was conducted to see how children taught different ways to throw, felt about their experience. Also what they liked and disliked about how they were taught, and how important they though...

Beep Test Results

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Here are Beep Test results for different athletes in different sports.

How the lacing of a shoe can help reduce injury

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This article overviews a experiment done on how different lacing styles affected runners impact.

FMS and Exergames

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How to Dominate the Soccer Conditioning Beep Test

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The Beep Test and its most recent alternative, the Yo-Yo Test, measure an athlete's ability to repeatedly perform timed intervals over a prolonged period. Upon hearing each beep, athletes must run ...

Take that, dumbshits

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Nutrition - bad things are good, if not in mass amounts. It appears that if properly taken care of, the body is pretty self-sufficient and is perfectly capable of protecting itself.

Exercise and Immune function (Training when sick)

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It is recommended to engage in exercise again 2-3 days after cold or flu symptoms stop. Typically with a cold or flu, it isn't recommended to exercise with high intensity when sick. However if the ...

Rest recommended for athletes with upper respiratory tract infections (full text available)

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" Upper respiratory illness may cause more disability among athletes than all other diseases combined. This paper presents the essential epidemiology, risks of infection, and transmission features ...

Leptin and enzymatic manipulation in targeting the obesisty crisis

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Leptin - read it

CT Fletcher on Over-training

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An interesting perspective on over-training. Over-training is relative, and what is over-training for you may be another person's warm up. However, I do think over-training is a real thing, and we ...

Katie bucy Hub - TheHubEdu.com

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A brief history in women's athletics with a story of personal experiences.

Meta-analysis on the psychological effects of pornography

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"exposure to pornographic material puts one at increased risk for developing sexually deviant tendencies, committing sexual offenses, experiencing difficulties in one's intimate relationships, and ...

Neuroplasticity and porn (addictions)

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This article simply breaks down the process of neuroplasticity in viewing porn. I found this to be a very readable article

How To Increase Muscular Endurance: 6 Training Tips

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When most people think of muscular endurance they think of things like running and cycling. The fact is, muscular endurance is important to almost any activity that requires any use of physical str...

Buff Up Your Muscular-Fitness Testing Skills

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Muscular endurance is the ability of a muscle group to execute repeated contractions over a period of time to fatigue. It can also be defined as the maintenance of a given amount of force for as lo...

Preparation for the PFT/PRT Part 2: Developing muscular strength and endurance

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In training, in the field, and even when you’re not thinking about it—such as moving ammunition boxes into a transport—your muscular strength and endurance are essential components of your overall ...

4 Essential Tips to Build the Perfect Workout Program

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When it comes to designing a workout program, you already know the basics: you need to squat and deadlift; you need to do heavy rows, bench presses, and chin-ups; and you need good technique. But a...

Observations of motor & perceptual development in infants.

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This article goes in depth for parents, explaining that it is easy to observe your baby's motor movements but not so easy to see the perceptual development. To understand how your baby is perceivin...

NFL play 60 challenge

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A New Solution...

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Everyday tasks can become much more simpler for individuals victimized by Parkinson's but without technology. This pertains to what we are learning of the impact of continuous motion and the impact...

Difference between atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis

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A good series of videos explaining the difference in the two. Atherosclerosis is the build up of fatty nasty junk in/on the artery walls which can lead to myocardial infarction, while arteriosclero...

Brain or Computer?

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The brain, based on this video which researches humans and rats, is shown to inevitably tell the individual where they are depending on the environment. Nonetheless, the brain will make a persons b...

Sports Instumate The Art of Mobility

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Basketball players and teams use their FMS and motor skills to casually create isolations and plays that help the game become more physically advanced. In modern basketball, players have become ver...

Overeating leads to lower academic acheivement and greater brain decay throughout the process of ageing

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"The review of literature regarding the overconsumption of energy and excess body mass suggests poorer academic achievement during development and greater decay of brain structure and function acco...

Energy Drinks: Getting Wings but at what Health Cost?

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This literature review aimed at assessing the health risks of excessive consumption of energy drinks. When consumed in excess, arrhythmia and tachycardia have been known to occur in those consuming...

Fitness effects on cognitive function in older-adults

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Coaching and team building

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Research on how to become a better coach

Blood samples now able to detect cancer

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Taking small blood samples to assess blood platelets now have been shown to be able to detect every type of cancer with a 96% accuracy. This makes detection much easier and increases ability to det...

DOGS CAN DETECT FREAKING CANCER, APPARENTLY

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some evidence that is being explored suggesting that canines can detect cancer in human bodies, primarily because dogs can smell particles as small as a few parts per trillion. However, the impleme...

"Gender Bias in Mothers' Expectations about Infant Crawling"

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The article takes an interesting perspective not only on the topic of motor development, but how the social interaction of expected motor development plays a role between male and female infants. B...

South Park Drinking Commercial

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First and foremost, South Park is a satire, and this commercial is a fairly accurate representation of some expected norms of what is considered masculine in todays society, particularly pertaining...

How Much Protein Do You Really Need

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Video games and violence

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Contrary to popular belief, there is little evidence to show causation between exposure to violent video games and actual violence. It's a load of hooey promoted largely by the media. "•Federal cri...

Video games = violence? Nope.

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Graphs showing general video games usage statistics, and correlations with violence rates in youth. Also, if the majority of gamers are between the ages of 18-49 years of age, if video games did in...

Posture Power: How To Correct Your Body's Alignment

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Your posture says a lot about your personality. It also says a lot about how your joints and muscles are working. Here's everything you need to know about assessing your postural deviations and how...

PSYCHOPHYSICAL BENEFITS OF ROCK-CLIMBING ACTIVITY

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"Specifically, the rock-climbing group showed a decreasing trend in Vigor while the fitness group showed an increasing trend of Vigor after the intervention."

Higher Neuromuscular Manifestations of Fatigue in Dynamic than Isometric Pull-Up Tasks in Rock Climbers

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Highest torque angle in isometric = lesser fatigue

Sport Rock climbing: As a type of physical activity to improve health-related physical fitness parameters

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p = .05 & .01

Differences in climbing-specific strength between boulder and lead rock climbers

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Climbers stronger than non climbers - individuals who boulder are stronger "The purpose of this study was to compare maximal muscle strength and rapid force capacity of finger flexors between bo...

Differences in Static Scapular Position Between Rock Climbers and a Non-Rock Climber Population

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"As represented by ERSP, rock climbers had a significantly greater GH:ST ratio than non-climbers. The mean ratio of climbers was 3.7:1 compared with non-climbers at 2.8:1. Scapulothoracic motion ap...

Don't perform static stretching before lifting weights

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This article explains the dangers of performing static stretches before performing weight lifting exercises. It explains how static stretching actually weakens the muscles and doesn't warm the musc...

Mental imagery-induced attention modulates pain perception and cortical excitability

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In the analysis of pain outcomes, there was no significant interaction effect on pain between group versus time. In an exploratory analysis, we only observed a significant effect of group for the t...

Experts bodies, experts minds: How physical and mental training shape the brain

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How to Stop Carpal Tunnel Pain Naturally

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Week 2 Effects of flexibility training on Eccentric exercise induced muscle Damage

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The study demonstrates that PNF stretches may assist in relieving muscle soreness following eccentric exercises and decrease muscle soreness from future eccentric training.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Exercises (Week 2)

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Eccentric and Concentric muscle movements

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Tennis elbow

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Effects fo PNF stretching

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Week 3 Rehabilitation for shoulder joint instability

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This is a good article that consist of non-operative rehabilitation program for individuals suffering from shoulder joint instability.

Week 1 Video - Biomechanics

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I chose this video as my week 1 shelved item as it is the perfect introduction to biomechanics and since we are taking advanced biomechanics, that seems proper.

Week 2 - Eccentric Movements

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This video touches on the importance of including eccentric training in your strength training program.

Week 3 Shoulder Injury Prevention

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I selected this video as the guy, while sort of yelling at the camera, does a great job at explaining the reasoning behind shoulder warm up exercises as well as pointing out why we should be warmin...

Week 5 - Back Injury

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This video, while having a pretty chatty guy, provides a look at someone who has lower back pain and ways he deals with it and the exercises he utilizes.

Week 4 Isometric hip abduction using a Thera-Band alters gluteus maximus muscle activity and the anterior pelvic tilt angle during bridging exercise

Item added by Jeff Harvey

The study demonstrates that hip bridges performed using a band around the knees can reduce anterior pelvic tilt due to strengthening of the glute medius.

Week 5 Whiplash Recovery

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This is a booklet that consist whiplash neck injuries and full recovery.

morning back stiffness and disk degeneration

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Scheuermann's Disease

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Week 6 Biomechanical analysis of the medalists in the 10,000 meters at the 2007 World Championships

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This is a great article that examines the stride parameters of elite runners.

(Week 7) Kinematics

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This is an interesting video of a gymnast describing his use of linear kinematics and angular kinematics in his tumbling. It is more than just in text books but is in real life skills.

Pose-Running: Lean and Pull (Week 8)

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Making gravity work for you instead of fighting against gravity. Pose technique is difficult to attain but can be an effective tool in training the body to run with efficiently. Using the 'force' o...

High Jump biomechanics

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Upper body kinematics in various sport throws

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week #6 Increase stride length

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Increasing stride will improve your speed if you are not at optimal length already

Week 7 Sports Movement (Barefoot Running)

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The article compares foot strike kinematics of barefoot running vs. shoes, while also giving attention to collision forces at ground contact.

Week 8 Force (concussions)

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The article provides a better understanding of acceleration- deceleration forces involved in sports related cerebral concussions.

Why One Neuroscientists Started Blasting His Core

Item added by Tiffany M Reiss, PhD

Perhaps he was a little late to the information party here - but the axial connection is new and different.

ACSM's High Intensity Interval Training

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The Importance of Flexibility

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This article explains the benefits of being flexibility and ways to stay flexible. For example stretching exercises and yoga are good ways to stay flexible. Being flexible and stretching can reduce...

Motor Development

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This article relates to the topic of motor development in what we have been studying in class. It explains how children continue learning the older they get and the tasks they learn become more and...

Balance Exercises for Seniors and the Elderly

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Chapter 3 taught us that having Balance and Stability is key to movement! As people get older, individual constraints may hinder motor performance. This article serves importance in educating senio...

Workout Plans Based on Muscle Confusion Do not Work -- Science of Us

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Some life philosophy as well.

WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2016

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ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Internet

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Great general site with a lot of information on almost all aspects of fitness.

Heart rates of Marching Band Athletes

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In class we learned a lot about how heart rates vary in average individuals compared to athletes. This video demonstrates how professional marching band cores have also trained and conditioned thei...

Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

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Exercise and the Heart

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Megan Swanger Hub - TheHubEdu.com

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In this article the author discussed readiness for sports in children and the different aspects involved in this. During class this week we went through many examples with children playing sports a...

The Science Behind Olympic Weightlifting and Wrestling

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I choose this video, because it relates to Newton's Laws of motion and how olympic weightlifters and wrestlers utilize all three laws of motion. The force in olympic weightlifting is when the lifte...

Grit and Coaching

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This week in class we discussed the idea of Grit, in this article it explains the type of environment Pete Carroll say's he aims to implement in his facilities. He also discusses the idea that it's...

Exercise affects on Mental Health

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This week we discussed the different aspects of mental health. Many people understand that exercise is good for them, but we may just think it reduces stress. What other kinds of things does it do?...

Body Planes and Directional Terms

Item added by Katie Jallings

A quick review on the planes and directional terms of the body. This helped me to review and familiarize myself with the terms used to describe body motion and position.

Perfect 100 meters -- How to run the Olympics' fastest event the right way

Item added by Lindsay Brenneman

This article discusses the proper technique used by many olympians, including Usain Bolt. It explains body position is most effective for getting the best start and how one's body positioning shoul...

Science of NFL Football: Newton's First Law Of Motion

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In this video Lester Holt breaks down Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion and how it can change how fast players can speed the football up or slow it down.

Football: Mass, Momentum, and Collisions

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This article discusses how mass, momentum, and inertia contribute to collisions and injuries in sports, specifically football.

Early Childhood Motor Development

Item added by Connie Khauv

This video clip touches on the subject of motor development in the earlier stages of life such as stability. Within the video, they give specific examples of motor development as aging occurs. This...

Neutral Neck in the Deadlift - Quit looking up damnit

Item added by Nathaniel Gordon - CPT, PES, CES, FMSC, USAW L2, FNS

Lifting with an extended cervical spine results in decreased glute activation, restricted hip hinging ability, and a general break in centration

Traumatic and Overuse Injuries Among International Elite Junior Rowers

Item added by Isabella Watt

In class this last week we discussed stress fractures and, as a rower, it made me think of how stress fractures to the rib are some of the most common injuries reported in rowing. I found this arti...

Newton's Laws of Motion in Sports

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In the video, LRodeEditz describes Newton's three laws of motion. Also, he gives a further explanation and an example for each law. This video is similar to the one's that we watched for Chapter 3 ...

Motor development of a baby from 0-24 months

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This video outlines the developmental milestones of a baby on its journey from 0-24 months. The video discusses the physiological progression that the baby goes through from supporting its own head...

How the Laws of Motion Apply to Basketball

Item added by Michael McWhirter

The article speaks on all three of Newton's laws of motion and how it applies to basketball. The article also tells what kind of adjustments or constraints players have because of these laws.

Newton's Laws of Motion in Sports

Item added by Madalyn Graf

In the video, LRodeEditz describes Newton's three laws of motion. Also, he gives a further explanation and an example for each law. This video is similar to the one's that we watched for Chapter 3 ...

THE BIOMECHANICS OF USAIN BOLT

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This short video analyzes how Usain Bolt, also known as the world’s fastest man is able to sprint so much faster than his closest competition. Throughout the video scientists give credit to Bolts b...

Constraints in Motor Development

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This post from the Weebly page made by 4 students at Springfield college really helped explain and condense the meaning of constraints in motor control and how it correlates to Piaget's theory. Rea...

Newton's Laws of Motion in Sports

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Laws of Motion in Soccer

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This is an article that explains how Newton's laws of motion apply to sports, specifically Soccer. It breaks down how these laws of motion occur when the player kicks the ball. It reiterates what...

Flexibility, Mobility, and Stability

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This article relates to what we have been learning in class because it discusses the difference between flexibility, mobility, and stability. It explains in depth about each one. Flexibility is the...

Janda's Upper & Lower Crossed Syndromes

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Everybody should know this. Everybody. I have found that most people suffer either one of these or both in whatever varying degree of severity - typically influenced and enforced by sport dominance...

Finding Squat Position, V1

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Dr. McGill discusses hip structure and finding squat depth. In summary, it depends on two things: You hip/socket structure, and your motor control and/or allotted mobility given structure.

Abnormal Prenatal Development

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As we know Abnormal Prenatal Development can be caused from genetics or extrinsic factors. We learned in our textbook that congenital defects are anomalies which are usually presented at birth, and...

Personal Story: Down Syndrome

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This video covers a story about Rion who was born with down syndrome. This video proves that those who are born with down syndrome can still preform normal tasks but just has a more difficult time ...

Early Maturers

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I was intrigued by the last question in our chapter four homework set, about late vs. early maturers. Now that I think back to what I've experienced in my athletic career, and I wonder how much I'v...

Stages of Maturation in Children

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Whats going on in there?

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HIIT for cardiorespiratory fitness

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Abnormal Prenatal Development

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As we know Abnormal Prenatal Development can be caused from genetics or extrinsic factors. We learned in our textbook that congenital defects are anomalies which are usually presented at birth, and...

PROXIMAL AND DISTAL

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Not even going to justify this post. -_-

Degrees of Freedom in the Wrist

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THREE. THREE DOF

Classifications of Multiple Sclerosis

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Week 4 Class #1 we briefly discussed the 4 classifications of MS. Secondary Chronic Progressive seems to be the most severe*, given sheer amount of randomly increased disability or flare ups.

MS 4 Classifications

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Sprinter vs Marathoner

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I liked this short clip because it explained what we talked about in class about the different muscle fiber types. It shows how an average person has both muscle fiber types (fast twitch and slow t...

NFL and Yofa

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One of the other ways of coping with stress that was mentioned in class this week was Yoga. This video presents the idea of incorporating Yoga into football players lives. It allows for many of tho...

Growth Plate Injuries

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Growth plate injury diagnosis and treatment. Also the affects of growth that may occur do to injury of the epiphyseal plates.

Eating your greens could enhance sport performance

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This article was posted on the reputable site Science Daily. The article talks about nitrate, found in some leafy green vegetables, can enhance sport performance by changing the muscle fiber compos...

Lever Systems Basics

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Good website for the basics of human lever systems.

Newborn Reflexes

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An informational guideline for new parents that explains multiple types of sudden reflexes by their babies. The article also explains the reasons behind these reflexes. Some of them are caused by e...

Growth hormone boosts muscle thickness, motor development in Prader-Willi syndrome | Healthy Living Magazine

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This article highlights how growth hormones could be used to boost muscle thickness in children with PWS. Several studies show the positive affects it had on children with this syndrome

Youth development

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This article goes over what we talked about in class this week in more detail. This is a good article that explains the reflexes and motor development of youth.

Shoulder Girdle

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Shoulder Joint: Glenhumeral

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Shoulder: Rotator Cuff

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Anatomical Planes: Transverse

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Anatomical Planes: Frontal

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Anatomical Planes: Sagittal

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90% of MHR

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Newborn Reflexes

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I enjoyed this video as it gave a visual of each of the main reflexes we looked at in class. The Palmer Grasp really interests me as I think it is quite remarkable that after stroking the palm, whe...

Milestones in Motor Development

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This article from WebMD describes a lot of the gross and fine motor skills that normally occur in a developing baby during the first year of life and onward. The article references that babies are ...

Sarcopenia (Muscle Loss With Aging): Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

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This article talks about the degradation of muscles as you age. The loss of muscle due to aging is called Sarcopenia, and the article explains in detail the symptoms and the treatments that once c...

Applying the FITT Principle in Programs

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The article tells how you could use the FITT principles effectively in a clinical situation such as a physical therapist, personal trainer, etc.

Biomechanical analysis

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Found this to be a fascinating video on biomechanics analysis - I love technology and how it creates new opportunities to learn, especially about science! Correlates to Week 1 discussion - what bi...

What are Locomotor Skills?

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This short video is basically a crash course of chapter 7, what we learned on Wednesday. It provides visual references and gives great examples of what locomotion is and how it is utilized in motor...

CDC | Milestones | Learn the Signs. Act Early. | NCBDDD

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This article goes through a child's milestones as they age. It highlights the most important milestones that your child should be going through depending on how old they are. This reiterates what...

THE BIOMECHANICS OF USAIN BOLT

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This short video analyzes how Usain Bolt, also known as the world’s fastest man is able to sprint so much faster than his closest competition. Throughout the video scientists give credit to Bolts b...

Newborn-Reflexes

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This article was published by Stanford Children's Health and relates immensely to what we've been studying in class. This article refers to the development of reflexes throughout infant and the ave...

Supplements and Safety | FRONTLINE | PBS

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Hand kinematics of piano playing

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I've never not needed to know something so much in my life. This directly relates to our classroom and lab discussion involving the hand. Interestingly, the hands have more movement to them during ...

Different types of grip as given by John Brookfield

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According to John Brookfield (some sort of grip master), there are 4 basic types of grip strength: Crush grip, pinch grip, supportive grip, and wrist strength. I would consider another type of grip...

Dan John on the Grip

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Why we are unable to lift our ring finger

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Where the radial and ulnar nerve branches associate determines stimulation/ability to lift the ring finger up on a flat surface. The ulnar nerve branch runs on the medial side of the ring finger an...

Developmental milestones: Grasping | BabyCenter

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This article gives information on the development of the manipulative skill grasping. It goes by age when the infant should start developing the ability to grasp, and it starts by talking about th...

Ballistic Exercises

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This article posted by LIVESTRONG shares multiple ballistic exercises that are used to develop power and strength in quick and explosive exercises. The article also references the body's use of fas...

Strength Training: Dynamic vs. Isometric

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Explains the difference between dynamic and isometric movements, this article explains this by providing an example of what happens to your body when doing different types of exercise. There are ma...

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF): Its Mechanisms and Effects on Range of Motion and Muscular Function.

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This research study published by NIH identifies four mechanisms used in PNF stretching in order to increase range of motion and flexibility. These four are autogenic inhibition, reciprocal inhibiti...

Visual and Auditory Processing Disorders | LD Topics | LD OnLine

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This is a pretty extensive article that writes about Visual and Auditory Processing, or perception, and the disorders that come with both. I like how this relates to what we learned in class, but ...

Sensing your own body is more complicated than you realize

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In class we covered the different sensors in the body. This article talks about different proprioceptive sensors and furthers our understanding of development in the body.

Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

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This article outlines rotator cuff dysfunctions and their causes. Researchers concluded that the causes or multifactorial and deal with a combination of factors and often not just one acute circums...

Sensation and Perception Archives - Knowing Neurons

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I liked the article I chose because it had a clear understanding of sensation and perception. It gave me a clearer view of this concept.

Gender identity and sport: is the playing field level?

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This review examines gender identity issues in competitive sports, focusing on the evolution of policies relating to female gender verification and transsexual participation in sport. The issues ar...

Chris Mosier on gender identity and sports

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This is an amazing article that includes a video of Chris Mosier talking about his opinions on sports and gender identity. Chris is a transgendered man and is an olympic athlete. In the video, Chri...

Strength and Flexability Training

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7 Ways to Build Real Self-Esteem in Youth Athletes

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This article goes over improving the lives of children by improving their self-esteem in sports. It gives great examples and ideas of how to do so without using a participation trophy. In class we ...

Helping A Child Develop A Healthy Self Esteem

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This article doesn't touch upon the technical terms we talked about in class, but more of the general methods on developing a healthy self esteem. The writer points out key points that seem simple ...

The Science of Running a Marathon

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The Stages of Learning Sport Skills

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This Article more clearly covers the topics we discussed in class regarding knowledge and learning in sports. It also provides helpful links and videos.

How Swimming can Benefit Young Children

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This article was rather interesting to read, as I am a certified swim instructor. This article explains why swimming is a very helpful activity for younger children to do, because it helps them dev...

Connection Between Cognitive and Motor Development

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This article goes into detail about how cognitive and motor development help each other develop essentially (one develops as the other one does). It talks about how certain studies have found that ...

Precisely how Age Affects Motor Skills

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This article is about how motor skills deteriorate with age, and what happens specifically that causes these changes. This article goes into as much detail as to which parts of the brain support an...

Angular Kinematics in Softball Pitching

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This is an excellent demonstration of angular kinematics in real life sports. The gal in the video does a great job of explaining the in's and out's of the motion and the kinematics of it.

The Right Stuff

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http://www.nature.com/scientificamericanmind/journal/v27/n4/full/scientificamericanmind0716-38.html?

Flexibility Training

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This is a simple article covering everything you need to know about flexibility. It provides a training program and reiterates the benefits of flexibility and stretching in warmups and in sports.

Plyometric Training

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Plyometric training is the explosive form of physical conditioning, its strength is the rapid loading of stretch reflex. This article details plyometric training, and the physiology of the movement...

Mechanics in Exercise

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This article is great for reviewing and to see examples of the lever systems of the body. Simple to understand graphics and definitions help the basic understanding of all force and resistance. For...

Shoulder Instability

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Shoulder injuries are one of the most common types found in a physical therapy clinic. It is important to understand the physiology and different types of injuries related to the shoulder. This art...

Little League Elbow Syndrome

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Little League elbow is a common overstress injury diagnosed with millions of children each year. Caused by repetitive throwing on the medial elbow, injury rates continue to climb as baseball season...

Developing hip explosiveness

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The best way to gain explosiveness in movement as well as strength and endurance for hockey is to train the hips. This article describes and details different exercises designed to train the hips i...

Angular Kinematics in Softball Pitching

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This is an excellent demonstration of angular kinematics in real life sports. The gal in the video does a great job of explaining the in's and out's of the motion and the kinematics of it.

Overview and Guide to the Back and Pain

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This is an AWESOME overview page on all common injuries and symptoms as pertaining to the back! As a guy who works with this I find it to be very helpful. (We talked about the back, in class). I'm ...

6 Steps to Heal your Back Pain - 1/2 Assed Blog

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I suppose this article is okay... But... NOT REALLY. As much as simplicity is a good thing, this is too simple, and I don't quite think hits the nail on the head. There is nothing about addressing ...

Tools to Assess and Improve Ankle Mobility

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Having limited dorsiflexion will mess with your walking, running, sprinting, squatting, jumping, and even lunging. This article addresses some awesome tactics to gain some ROM and control in your a...

Tyler C Evans Hub - TheHubEdu.com

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Information on Human Performance

Fine Motor Skill Improvements After Stroke

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This article was written and published by The American Heart Association as well as The American Stroke Association. This article gives examples of excercises to practice in order to maintain fine ...

How presidents stay fit - CNN.com

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This article is interesting because it is talking about some of the busiest people in the world and how they have stayed in shape. President-elect Donald Trump talks about how his speeches are a fo...

How to make stress your friend

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We've been told time and time again to reduce stress; that it is the cause of a multitude of chronic diseases from hair loss to cardiovascular disease. What they don't say is how stress can have a ...

Progressive Relaxation

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Progressive muscle relaxation that can minimize anxiety and improve performance response to stimulus. A study that demonstrates the positive effects of progressive muscle relaxation and breathing t...

An anxiety test for competitors

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A simple questionnaire that can assess performance anxiety among athletes. This can help topically measure and provide feedback as to indicate should coping techniques be used by an individual.

Psychological skills training as a way to enhance an athlete’s performance in high-intensity sports

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A piece that covers the importance of participating in psychological skills training in addition to mechanical or fundamental movements. It covers how the brain can also aid performance and the imp...

Various personality factors affect athletic success and exercise adherence

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This article describes that there is no actual "athletic personality", but that there are characteristics that athletes tend to share. Many of these characteristics include self -confidence, stress...

The Integrated Model of Sport Confidence: A Canonical Correlation and Mediational Analysis

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A detailed study analysis on how confidence can affect an athlete's state of mind and performance during competition or training.

Negative Self-Efficacy and Goal Effects Revisited

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A review of the correlations or possible realistic effects of self-actualization on goal setting and performance outcome among individuals or athletes.

The Simple Five Way Shoulder

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Kelly Starrett takes you through a comprehensive shoulder mobility that can seriously help people out. If we cannot function in our shoulders we have huge problems in leading a healthy lifestyle. T...

Weight training modification for individuals with anterior shoulder instability

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This is a journal that prescribes modified weight training exercises and how to properly perform them. This is ideal for athletes and non-athletes alike that suffer from shoulder instability.

Behavior Modification in Sport and Physicai Education: A Review

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An article covering the importance of behavior modification coaching and teaching, sports, and skills development.

Making Goals Effective

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The important of making goals specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely in coaching and sports performance.

Scapular Movements Animation

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This video gives you a look at how the should girdle (yes, that is what kinesiologists call these structures) moves during the specific shoulder movements. This will provide a nice view of the bone...

Developing hip explosiveness

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The best way to gain explosiveness in movement as well as strength and endurance for hockey is to train the hips. This article describes and details different exercises designed to train the hips i...

When To Think, And When Not To, When Playing Sports

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Sources of Organizational Stress in Elite Sports Performers

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A review of individual and organizational stressors experienced by elite athletes.

Self Presentational Sources of Stress During Performance

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A self reported study by athletes of perceived stress in relation to sports and performance.

Sports psychology as important for Olympic athletes as conditioning the body

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The importance and impact of psychological preparation and how it's as important to an Olympian athlete as physical training.

Sport Imagery: Athletes' Most Powerful Mental Tool

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The power of mental imagery and how it can positively affect performance in athletes.

The Perils of Perfectionism in Sports and Exercise

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A review of the negative effects of the pursuit of perfectionism among athletes who compete at the elite level in sports.

Perfectionism, social physique anxiety and disordered eating: a comparison of male and female elite athletes

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A review of the extremes the pursuit of perfectionism among physique elitists will go to in order to succeed.

Changing Soccer Rules

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Just a look at the type of constraints that might be changed to help with injuries. I find it interesting they might change the rules for soccer even though it has been going on for such a long time.

Balance, Equilibrium, and Stability

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This article on Balance, equilibrium, and stability pertains to what we discussed in class because it goes more in depth in the sports field about the differences in mobility and stability. In this...

Developing Motor Skills in Young Children

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Teaching young kids how to use their hands with simple coordination exercises such as building block towers is extremely important, and arguably more important than teaching them the ABC's when the...

Core Strength Exercises for Motor Planning, Posture and Gross Motor Development

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This video features children-friendly exercises designed to improve balance, coordination, attention, focus and cognitive development.

Examples of Interia and Acceleration

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Stability training and lifting?

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In this article written by Josh Henin he focuses on the importance of Stability Training. In the article he writes about how important stability training is when it comes to the sport of lifting an...

Exercises for Increased balance

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Core abdominal strength exercises to improve overall balance.

Stability training and lifting?

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In this article written by Josh Henin he focuses on the importance of Stability Training. In the article he writes about how important stability training is when it comes to the sport of lifting an...

Neuroscience vs philosophy: Taking aim at free will

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The discussion of whether or not free will truly exists and how it affects our overall life each day.

How to Make Conscious Choices

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A look at what it means to make a conscious choice and what factors may affect a person's choice.

Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior

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A look at how the subconsciousness of a person affects their conscious decision-making.

Who are we? | The Science of Sport

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Sarah David Hub - TheHubEdu.com

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Untitled

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An article about kids exercise. that help me to learn about kid health.

Speed and Acceleration kinematics

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Interesting video using NFL players and football as an example to measure speed and acceleration.

How to perform the snatch

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Excellent video providing basic instruction on how to perform a snatch. It is a great video to use as a graphical illustration of correct snatch technique and the proper body position to start the ...

Ground Reaction Force explained

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Great video describing ground reaction force in simplistic terms. Excellent explanation of how ground reaction force relates to rotational movements and in this case a golf swing.

How posture can affect you!

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An artucle about all the different ways posture can affect you and your mood/lifestyle. Functional movement ties into posture because without propaperly performing exercises without correct form c...

Warning Signs of High Blood Pressure

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This video provides a comprehensive look at blood pressure, beginning with its major causes which include stress, genetics and dietary habits (specifically diets that are high in cholesterol and so...

3D Representation of the Heart

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This informative video gives more information about how the heart works and pumps blood to other parts of the body, through a visual representation. It also goes in-depth about the different parts ...

Fast & Slow Twitch Muscles

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This article relates to our topic this week, specifically the section of our muscle fiber types. It elaborates on the different types of fibers in more depth as well as the pros and cons of each.

Staying Fit and Healthy as you Age

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This video shows how even an 80 year old can run in races and be physically fit and healthy, she gives her secret to success.

The Three Metabolic Energy Systems

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This article explored each of the three metabolic energy systems that our body uses to provide energy. It dives deeper into what is actually going on during each of these processes, and explains wh...

Demonstration of VO2 Max Test

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This interesting video showed a demonstration of a VO2 max test by exercise physiologists. This test is designed to discover the maximum volume of oxygen that a person can consume, distribute and u...

Moro Reflex in infants

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In Chapter 6 we learned about the different reflexes in infants, and the one that had my attention was the Moro Reflex. The Moro Reflex is when the infant starts in the supine position and starts s...

How to build your own workout!

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A great article on a step by step guide on how to build your own workout. It asks necessary questions as well as give excellent tips on how to create an exercise plan.

Progressions and regression

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A small blurb about why its okay to progress and regress some clients and when its appropriate to do so.

WEEK 2: physical activity on a continuum

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We all know that physical activity provides many benefits to our well-being and health but for some reason crossfit has many negative connotations associated with it. Crossfit is constantly varied,...

Sample HIIT Workouts

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This article explains the benefits of HIIT workouts and also provides a couple of sample workouts, which I thought was very interesting and useful. The benefits discussed mainly focus on the large ...

Stretching and Warming Up

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This video discusses the impacts of both stretching and warming up before performing physical activity. With stretching, it really depends on the activity being performed: the more flexibility requ...

Stretches

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Functional movement relies heavily on flexability. Here is a smart chart shouwing different streches to target different muscles!!

Teaching kids to throw

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I am not a proficient thrower at all so it was actually really helpful to have the process broken down. The dad uses simple movements to get the kids started on throwing. The step where he tells th...

By one hand football catch

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This video shows how kids catch by one hand.

How Muscles Move Bones

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This is a short video that uses a helpful model to demonstrate the idea of muscles moving bones. Bones are attached to muscles by tendons, and when you flex a muscle, such as your bicep, this in tu...

Human Skeletal Muscle Fiber Type Classifications

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Further Exploration of Drop Sets

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In this article by a respected trainer, the author explains in detail what a drop set is and why they can be so beneficial to a workout regimen. Basically, a drop set is when an exercise is perform...

Grasp Patterns

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I wasn't sure what the characteristics of a precision grip vs. a power grip were so this table helped clarify. There are pictures to assist in the visualization of different grasps, as well as desc...

Why Sprinting is great for you!

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An article from body building.com about why sprinting should be essential in your everyday workouts, and how your body reacts.

Injury Rate Among Olympic Weightlifters

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A scientific study that looks at the injury rates and types at the Olympic training center. In conclusion, olympic lifting results is equal to injuries sustained in other sports.

Jim Wendell Method: Why You Should Olympic Lift

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Jim Wendler provides a basic argument as to why you should perform olympic lifts such as the snatch and clean and jerk. He also talks about the need to utilize common sense and develop technique be...

A Comparison of Wearable Fitness Devices

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A review article that discusses the affects of wearable fitness trackers on motivation and their accuracy during measurements. There are differences between how well the products perform. The revie...

Statistical Review of the Validity of Consumer Wearables

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The review article discusses consumer-wearable activity trackers, specifically the Fitbit and Jawbone, to assess their validity and reliability and tracking steps, distance, physical activity, ener...

Perceptual Constancy

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Our ability to recognize objects even though they are different shapes, sizes, and colors is cool because our brain knows how to perceive them even though their orientation has been altered in our ...

Protein Time and Its Effects on Muscular Hypertrophy and Strength Gains Among Weightlifter

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A statistical analysis of variables related to the protein ingestion timing and its effects on recovery, hypertrophy, and strength gains. It's important to know when best to consume supplements.

Research Review: Fast versus Slow whey for protein

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A statistical analysis that looks at differences between casein and whey proteins. The differences primarily focused on rate of absorption, leucine/glutamine content, and duration of elevated blood...

How healthy is a Gluten Free Diet?

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Strength Training: Dynamic vs. Isometric

Item added by Kimberly Nguyen

Explains the difference between dynamic and isometric movements, this article explains this by providing an example of what happens to your body when doing different types of exercise. There are ma...

Explanation of Muscle Fibers

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This useful article explained what muscle fibers are and the differences between the two main types. Muscles are made up of bundles of individual muscle fibers called myocytes, and these individual...

Dynamic Stretching

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This brief article talked about the benefits of dynamic stretching and what environments it is best suited for. Dynamic stretching is a stretch that uses the momentum of a particular movement to pu...

Coffee Consumption and Risk of Chronic Disease in the European Prospective Investigation.

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A study which assesses the correlation between coffee consumption and the development of chronic diseases. The study shows a positive effect between coffee drinking and reduced rate of type 2 diabe...