Human Kinetics Articles http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts News and Excerpts en 2008 Thu, 26 May 2016 01:48:55 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator noreply@hkusa.com Making Spares with Bill O&rsquo;Neill http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/making-spares-with-bill-o-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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/making-spares-with-bill-o-neill Tips for Spare Shooting http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/tips-for-spare-shooting Thinking and Personality Traits of Champions &ndash; The Top Eight http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/thinking-and-personality-traits-of-champions-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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/thinking-and-personality-traits-of-champions-the-top-eight Five Tips for Increasing Strength and Power http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/five-tips-for-increasing-strength-and-power Special Moves and Skills http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/special-moves-and-skills Two-Point and Three-Point Stances http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/two-point-and-three-point-stances Become a game changer with enhanced edition of Complete Wide Receiver http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/become-a-game-changer-with-enhanced-edition-of-complete-wide-receiver Dominate the competition with enhanced edition of Complete Offensive Line http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/-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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/-dominate-the-competition-with-enhanced-edition-of-complete-offensive-line Improve hitting precision http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/improve-hitting-precision Executing pickoffs and rundowns http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/executing-pickoffs-and-rundowns Pay to participate fundraising poses challenges for athletic directors http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/pay-to-participate-fundraising-poses-challenges-for-athletic-directors HIIT Workouts http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/hiit-workouts Seasonal Scheduling and Logistics http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/seasonal-scheduling-and-logistics Linebacker Technique http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/linebacker-technique Natick http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/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 http://humankinetics.com/news-and-excerpts/news-and-excerpts/natick