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Motor Learning [ARTICLE]

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Motor learning is a field of sports science that investigates the processes and factors involved in learning skills. In this section we will investigate motor...... Continue

Technical Models for the Glide Shot Put [ARTICLE]

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The Preliminary Movements: Locating the Rear Foot. The right (throwing side) foot is positioned flat, near the rear edge of the circle, directed away from the...... Continue

Endurance Training Program Design [ARTICLE]

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Over the past 60 years all sport training models have benefited from the scientific principles that scientists have developed to explain the natural world.... Continue

The Biomechanics of Hurdling [ARTICLE]

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Every hurdle race consists of a start, an approach to the first hurdle, rhythmic running over and between the remaining hurdles, and a sprint to the finish...... Continue

Running with Circles - Optimizing the Rotational Movements of the Core [ARTICLE]

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In the eastern concept of the body, there is a point called the "dantian," loosely translated to energy center. This point is located in the lower abdomen...... Continue

NCAA Eligibility Center [ARTICLE]

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When the goal is college athletics, the secret to success for many student-athletes often comes down to a simple premise: Knowing what...... Continue

Biomechanical Observations in Hammer Throwing - Distinguishing the Static and the Dynamic [ARTICLE]

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The complex special structure of the hammer throw, and the relatively long time that is used to obtain the final speed of the hammer, make it possible...... Continue

Strength Training for Distance Runners - Versatile Conditioning Improves... [ARTICLE]

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Many good distance coaches recognize that a strength training regimen will enhance their athletes' durability, coordination, and...... Continue

Creating Confidence - The Four Sources of Self-Efficacy [ARTICLE]

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The purpose of this article is to provide coaches with a way to coach mental readiness and show why it can be just as crucial as physical readiness.... Continue

Short Sprinting [ARTICLE]

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"Rhythms Create Order Among Chaos"; a phrase not only tattooed on my right foot, but a mantra for daily living. I see the world in rhythms, and if you...... Continue

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