Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:57:04 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Bike repair app helps you hit the road with confidence <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> Hit the road with confidence knowing that you can handle emergency bike repairs. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:25:00 +0000 Transform your body in just six weeks with app &nbsp; <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> A Man’s Guide to Muscle and Strength app has all the exercises and supplemental information you need for a successful start to your workout program. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:24:00 +0000 European model causes unique on-field and financial outcomes for sport leagues <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Promotion and relegation presents a different landscape for professional sport than static (closed) leagues do. Whereas static leagues see almost no change of member teams in a league, promotion and relegation forces a yearly turnover in teams </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:15:00 +0000 The significance of CPGs in spinal cord injuries <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> The existence of locomotor CPGs in the spinal cord has considerable significance for individuals with spinal cord injuries. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:30:00 +0000 Yoga and Pilates Exercises <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> If you have the time, take regular classes with an experienced instructor. Having a teacher observe your form and offer individual feedback, either verbally or with a hands-on assist, helps you develop healthy habits and stay safe in your practice. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:13:00 +0000 Eating for Power <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> To achieve superb shape and maximum performance, forgo the usual approach of three meals a day. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 09:37:00 +0000 Score more runs, win more games with enhanced edition of High-Scoring Baseball <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Valdosta State University hitting coach Todd Guilliams brings his record-setting hitting expertise in this comprehensive resource about the offensive side of the ball. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:49:00 +0000 Develop the accuracy and consistency for pitching success with enhanced edition of The Complete Guide to Pitching <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> Chicago Cubs minor league pitching coordinator Derek Johnson presents the ultimate pitching resource, now available through the Apple iBookstore and the Amazon Kindle store </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:36:00 +0000 13 reasons for engaging in resistance training <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> If we were to compare the muscles of the body to an automobile, they would be analogous to the engine. As noted earlier, your muscles serve as the engines of your body, and strong muscles enable you to function better in all physical activities. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 05:50:00 +0000 Neuromuscular adaptations to strength training <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Systematic strength training produces structural and functional changes, or adaptations, in the body. The level of adaptation is evidenced by the size and strength of the muscles. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:59:00 +0000 Athletic formation stage of development <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> It is appropriate to moderately increase the intensity of training during the athletic formation stage of development. Although most athletes are still vulnerable to injuries, their bodies and capacities are rapidly developing. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:47:00 +0000 Learn how to assess and prevent heat-related illnesses <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> The key to prevention is balancing all the factors that influence body temperature so that the body temperature stays within a safe range. </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:24:00 +0000 Why Matt Kuchar's love of golf makes him a great champion <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> <p>While many golfers wallow in self-pity and engage in self-abuse after disappointing performances, great players like Matt Kuchar quickly move on and focus on taking steps toward improvement. According to <strong>Dr. Gio Valiante</strong>, one of the world&rsquo;s most prominent sport psychologists specializing in golf, Kuchar&rsquo;s deep love of competition in general and the game of golf in particular have allowed him to become one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour in the past </div> </div> Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:11:00 +0000 10 Ways for Women to Integrate Triathlon Training Into Their Lives <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> By its nature, the sport of triathlon attracts overachievers. People are drawn to the element of mastering and competing in three distinct sports, even though it would be far easier to focus on just one. But adding a triathlon training program to family, work, and other commitments creates a very busy life. Professional triathletes and twin sisters Rebeccah and Laurel Wassner admit that this balancing act is tricky and suggest it should be considered triathlon’s fourth discipline. </div> </div> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 05:17:00 +0000 Learn 10 of today's most popular social dances <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> Judy Wright releases a new edition of her popular book, "Social Dance: Steps to Success" </div> </div> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 15:20:00 +0000