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Kinetic Anatomy
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 344

Kinetic Anatomy

Created primarily for those who will work in physical activity fields, the third edition of Kinetic Anatomy continues to building on its previous editions to assert itself as the ideal resource for learning structural anatomy and how it affects movement. The text gives students a firm concept of musculoskeletal anatomy by systematically assembling each component of the human body. Layer by layer, readers will study bones, ligaments, joints, and muscles on the bones, as well as the nerves and blood vessels that supply these muscles that are essential for movement. Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition, includes coverage of three major structures that are not often considered when studying the anatom...

Kinetics of Human Motion
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 653

Kinetics of Human Motion

Written by the foremost authority on the subject, Kinetics of Human Motion is the sequel and companion to the 1998 text Kinematics of Human Motion. World-renowned biomechanics expert Vladimir Zatsiorsky has written Kinetics of Human Motion to be an indispensable reference for human movement professionals. Although biomechanical analysis of human motion can be conducted on different structural levels, this book focuses on the examination of forces that create entire body motion. By examining the forces that create entire body motion, the text develops the biomechanical knowledge of the reader. Kinetics of Human Motion is divided into six chapters that cover external contact forces, statics, k...

Team Handball
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 168

Team Handball

Join the growing number of people who are discovering the fun and excitement of team handball! With more points scored than soccer and more continuous action than basketball, team handball has been a popular international sport for years, and now its popularity is on the rise in the United States. No wonder--this fast-paced team sport lets players take full advantage of their running, jumping, and throwing abilities. Written by two former U.S. Olympic players and expert coaches, Team Handball: Steps to Success presents 12 easy-to-follow steps to becoming an accomplished player. Each step is an easy transition from the one before. The first steps provide a solid foundation of basic skills and...

Closed Kinetic Chain Exercise
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 117

Closed Kinetic Chain Exercise

Closed kinetic chain exercise involving multiple joints is effective in rehabilitation, sport conditioning, and injury prevention. This book provides usable how-tos for applying a variety of techniques and variations to condition the upper and lower extremities. Forty-five closed kinetic chain exercises effective in enhancing muscular strength, power and endurance as well as functional performance, are incorporated into an individualized progressive training or rehabilitation program.--Cover.

The Baseball Drill Book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 309

The Baseball Drill Book

Offers 198 activities for baseball players' training. Covers drills for warm-up, throwing, catching, base running, hitting, pitching, and fielding.

Rugby Tough
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 248

Rugby Tough

Drawing on the collective knowledge of experienced players and coaches, this book prepares rugby players to withstand the rigours of the sport. It helps identify strengths and weaknesses and goes on to game strategy and improving the team's mental focus.

Serious Tennis
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 261

Serious Tennis

Serious Tennis is the most comprehensive tennis resource, containing expert instruction on each facet of the game. Learn with the world's top instructors as they provide insights into modern tennis technique, training methods, and match strategy. Combining the sport's latest physical conditioning methods with its most advanced mental training techniques, this book enables you to reach your full potential, regardless of skill level. Top international tennis instructor Scott Williams presents his SMARTS system for perfecting stroke technique. The system includes the following: - Seeing - Movement - Adjusting - Rotation - Transfer - Swing In Serious Tennis, Williams breaks down the four main sk...

Adapted Games & Activities
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 189

Adapted Games & Activities

Nothing sparks a child's or adolescent's interest like a new game! Adapted Games & Activities: From Tag to Team Buildingprovides a wealth of games to get your students and participants moving and having fun, regardless of their cognitive or physical ability levels. By offering exciting activities that entice your students to participate, you'll not only help them reap the enormous physical benefits of exercise, but you'll also provide opportunities for them to learn to share, express feelings, set goals, and function independently. The activities in this book have been proven to work in the real world of school and recreation settings. Author Pattie Rouse, an experienced adapted physical edu...

Nirsa Slow Pitch Softball Rules Book & Umpires' Manual
  • Language: en
Health and Wellness for Life
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 491

Health and Wellness for Life

Health on Demandand Health and Wellness for Lifeprovide professors teaching general-ed health courses the option to customize their student textbooks to match their syllabi. With a custom Health on Demandtext, your students pay for only the material you'll actually cover in class, plus you can match the text's content to the unique needs of your setting. The standard text, Health and Wellness for Life, offers a ready-made option for those looking for a textbook that covers all the essential personal health topics for the general student population. Both options feature content developed by 15 veteran health educators and organized into a cohesive course text by Human Kinetics, a publisher wi...