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  • The Importance Of Resistance Training

    The evidence is clear showing that resistance training in young athletes can be beneficial; however, the safety and efficacy of resistance training is often challenged as injuries can cause damage to soft tissue and growth plates—both key elements involved in the physiological development of young athletes. Research has shown that the bulk of injury rates related to resistance training in young athletes are due to inadequate professional supervision; this elicits incorrect exercise technique instruction and inappropriate weight loading decisions which greatly increase the risk of injury. Studies have also compared resistance training’s incidence of injury to other sports. Results revealed that resistance training has been shown to be markedly safer than several other sports and activities. This suggests that the risk of injury from participation in resistance training can be greatly minimized through age-appropriate resistance training protocols and well-informed, qualified professionals (Faigenbaum et al.,…

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  • Progressive Resistance Training Report

    on the external resistance such as the load imposed during the exercise, which is called MR in the studies published: for example, 1MR indicates the maximal load tolerated with one repetition. Resistance training is defined as an activity that develops and maintains strength, resistance, and muscle mass, and it has been practiced by a wide variety of individuals with and without chronic diseases, since it is associated with favorable changes in cardiovascular function, metabolism, coronary…

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  • Parallel Bar Reflection

    bar, but I found that my legs were wobbling too much and my elbows were collapsing to often. This meant that I needed to focus on my core exercises to lessen the wobbling of of my legs and I also needed to focus on my upper body strength to keep my elbows firm and locked, for the full length of the bar. I feel quite happy with my start and progress, I had no injuries because of the warm up at the start of each lesson. My recovery stretches really helped as my core in particular was quite sore…

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  • Weekly Learning Essay

    In particular the older adults. This concept focuses on prescribing muscular fitness exercises to older adults but in certain amounts and types. In addition, it focuses on testing the older adult before prescribing an exercise routine. For example; I will have to conduct a 30-second chair stand and arm curl test to assess their level of muscular fitness. Prescribing muscular fitness exercises come with a range of benefits. It helps to increase muscle mass, psychological and cognitive functions…

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  • Multi Component Intervention In Nursing

    The MUST program will be based on the SCT (Bandura, 1997, 2004) and include interventions modified from the researchers’ previous studies (Piyakhachornrot et al., 2011; Y. Saraboon et al., 2015) (Table 1 displays the SCT derived interventions). The multi-component intervention is delivered by multidisciplinary teams including programs for health education, diet, exercise, and support (health volunteers and healthcare providers). The education, diet, and exercise programs will be organized as a…

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  • Stretching And Performance Essay

    Acute and Chronic Effects of Stretching on Strength Dependent Performance Training programs for athletes often include both strength and flexibility exercises. Increasing strength is believed to increase athletic performance, while a minimal degree of flexibility, which varies between sports, is fundamental for optimal performance. Additionally, many authors and clinicians advise that stretching beyond this minimal needed flexibility prior to the main physical activity will reduce the risk of…

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  • Strength And Conditioning Exercise Analysis

    Strength and conditioning coaches (SCC) have strived to find exercises that transfer to aid the development of specific sports skills. These exercises come in many forms, from resistance to body weight or from more technical based Olympic style weightlifting exercises, such as the clean and jerk, with the aim being to benefit the athlete with transferable capabilities that improve the sport specific skill (Hori et al., 2008; Behm, 1985). For the coach to design an effective training plan, how an…

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  • Describe The Difference Between The Bench Press And The Concentric Movement

    your body which would be the concentric phase, the lockout could be the isometric phase, and the return of the barbell to your body would be the eccentric phase. Another possible isometric phase would be if you paused mid-repetition. Usually our muscles create the most force on the eccentric portion of a lift, which is the case in the bench press as well. This is why negative training can be so beneficial. Deadlift–The concentric portion of a deadlift is picking the bar up to your waist, while…

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  • Essay On Cervical Strain

    Stretching should never cause pain. STRETCH - Axial Extensors 1 Lie on your back on the floor. You may bend your knees for comfort. Place a rolled-up towel, about 2 inches in diameter, under the part of your head that makes contact with the floor. 2 Gently tuck your chin by moving it down toward your neck until you feel a stretch at the back of your head. 3 Hold for __________ seconds. Repeat __________ times. Complete this exercise __________ times per day. STRETCH - Axial Extension…

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  • Spear Tackler Injury Research Paper

    Endurance is the ability to use your muscles for a long time, even after your muscles get tired. Exercise E: Cervical Flexion, Isometric 1 Face a wall and stand about 6 inches away from it. 2 Place a soft object, about 6–8 inches in diameter, between your forehead and the wall. A soft object could be a small pillow, a ball, or a folded towel. 3 Tuck your chin and gently push your forehead into the soft object. Keep your jaw and forehead relaxed. 4 Hold for 10–20 seconds. 5 Release…

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