Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Thu, 26 May 2016 01:48:55 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Making Spares with Bill O&rsquo;Neill <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> From the pro level to the extreme amateur, keep it simple. It’s still the same game that you knew it was when you got up there. -Bill O’Neill, seven-time PBA champion, U.S. Open champion, international gold medalist, three-time collegiate player of the year </div> </div> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:48:00 +0000 Tips for Spare Shooting <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in. -Napoleon. Spare shooting is an area in which it’s difficult to distinguish between mental and physical aspects of the game. </div> </div> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:44:00 +0000 Thinking and Personality Traits of Champions &ndash; The Top Eight <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. -Derek Jeter, five-time baseball World Series champion. The following list might be considered eight of the top traits for winning personalities. </div> </div> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:39:00 +0000 Five Tips for Increasing Strength and Power <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> Football is one of the most physical sports in all of athletics. The complete running back must have the strength to take the physical contact that happens every play. </div> </div> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:40:00 +0000 Special Moves and Skills <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> Running backs use several types of moves to escape a defender. These include jukes, spins, stiff arm, high step, forearm, and jump cut. </div> </div> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:37:00 +0000 Two-Point and Three-Point Stances <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> In the two-point stance (figure 2.2), or up stance, stand with both feet on the ground and your hands resting on your thighs. The two-point stance is the most common stance used by running backs today. </div> </div> Mon, 23 May 2016 08:32:00 +0000 Become a game changer with enhanced edition of Complete Wide Receiver <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Oklahoma’s Jay Norvell covers it all in unique guide now available through Apple iBookstore and Amazon Kindle store </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 16:51:00 +0000 Dominate the competition with enhanced edition of Complete Offensive Line <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> One-of-a-kind guide from Florida State’s Rick Trickett now available through Apple iBookstore and Amazon Kindle store. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 15:47:00 +0000 Improve hitting precision <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Place hitting is more about accuracy than power. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 14:26:00 +0000 Executing pickoffs and rundowns <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> The consistent success of top-notch sports teams has long been credited to the high value these teams place on defense. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:29:00 +0000 Pay to participate fundraising poses challenges for athletic directors <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> Pay to play has been around for a long time in our schools. During the budget crisis of the 1980s and 1990s, the implementation of paying to play sports in high school was shocking. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:03:00 +0000 HIIT Workouts <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> The HIIT workouts in this section are broken down into 20-, 30-, and 45-minute workouts. You can choose based on how much time you have to exercise, your level of fitness, and your training goals. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 08:52:00 +0000 Seasonal Scheduling and Logistics <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> A calendar year for any hockey player should include three main components: the off-season, the preseason, and the in-season. Each component represents times of the year where different parts of an all-encompassing program are emphasized more than others. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 08:48:00 +0000 Linebacker Technique <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> A linebacker or coach should be able to recognize styles of play similar to his own. To accomplish this task we need a common language to describe the techniques. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 08:31:00 +0000 Natick <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> Departing Framingham and crossing into Natick, runners encounter a change of street names that few probably notice. </div> </div> Sun, 22 May 2016 08:20:00 +0000