Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:24:37 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Wade Gilbert Keynotes Global Coach Conference <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> Human Kinetics Coach Education consultant and representative Dr. Wade Gilbert was a keynote presenter on August 25 at the 10th annual Global Coach Conference in Vierymaki, Finland. </div> </div> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:26:00 +0000 Descriptions and guidelines of assessments appropriate for public scholarship <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Throughout this book, many examples of assessment are presented in the context of specific programs and projects. </div> </div> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:22:00 +0000 Professional development for K-12 classroom teachers <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> The reality of the lack of dance education opportunities for the majority of elementary school-age students where only 4 percent offer dance as a separate subject, taught by a specialist, prompted Lynnette Young Overby to answer the following question: How can we promote the inclusion of more dance and movement experiences in K-12 education? </div> </div> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:19:00 +0000 The Kinetic Energy touring company takes an arts-based approach to learning <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> The first presentation, titled Kinetic Energy, focuses on the concepts of kinetic and potential energy, gravity, inertia, and friction. </div> </div> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:07:00 +0000 Models and Theories of Public Scholarship <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> Models and theories allow you to create engagement projects that are well crafted and address higher education administrators’ concern for rigor and impact - impact that provides evidence for cases concerning merit, promotion, and tenure. </div> </div> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 04:44:00 +0000 The most comprehensive Pilates book is now even more comprehensive <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> Covering mat work and apparatus, Pilates is the most respected and comprehensive guide available. Exercises include photo sequences, level of difficulty ratings, recommended resistance ranges, and instructions and reasons for performing the movements. Many exercises include variations for increasing or decreasing the challenge. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:28:00 +0000 Become a top slowpitch player with enhanced edition of Complete Guide to Slowpitch Softball <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Rainer and Julie Martens’ Slowpitch Softball is the ideal enhanced e-book for slowpitch players. With 62 video clips and 105 photos, the duo delivers a complete guide for individual and team success with instruction for players at all levels. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 10:07:00 +0000 Bike Basics <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> The bike is the most gear-intensive discipline in triathlon. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned veteran, choosing a bike and the seemingly endless associated gear can be intimidating. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:52:00 +0000 Why strength and flexibility training is essential for triathlon success <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Author gives triathletes an inside look at how muscles respond to training </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:46:00 +0000 Methods of blitzing <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Rushing across the line of scrimmage to blitz the quarterback or ballcarrier is tremendous fun for a linebacker. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:17:00 +0000 High-octane workout for a knockout physique <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> Featuring full-color photos, step-by-step descriptions of exercises and fundamental boxing skills, and a DVD depicting workouts, variations, and training tips, this special package contains everything you need in order to burn calories, increase power and strength, sculpt muscles, and transform your body. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 08:30:00 +0000 Competitive racing &ndash; open water <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> Many open water swimmers train individually, but they race in competitions where they’ll be in the water with dozens, if not hundreds, of other athletes. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:27:00 +0000 Speed development during puberty <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> Speed development increases during puberty. Most children - both boys and girls - experience an acceleration in speed development during this stage. Such improvement may relate to increases in body and muscle size. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 04:51:00 +0000 What is so important about iron? <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> Every living cell—whether plant or animal—contains iron. </div> </div> Sun, 23 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 Program Preparation <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> If you are a coach, you must develop proficiency in writing training programs for your athletes. Training programs should be individualized to account for factors such as medical history, sex, biological and training age (experience), the sport, and the position played. </div> </div> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 05:04:00 +0000