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Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Boot Size Record, page 199Boot Sizer: Boys and Girls, page 200Boot Sizer: Men and Women, page 201Clothing Guide for Cross-Country Skiing, page 202Distance Diagonal Stride With Poles: How Far Can You Go?, page 204Double-Pole Fun: How Far Can...

Getting Ready to Ski

Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Kick and glide, kick and glide! It is time to get ready to ski. That means you need to make decisions about the appropriate skis, poles, and boots for your students. When selecting equipment for children and young adults, you must consider...

Basic Cross-Country Skiing Skills

Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Cross-country skiing over a variety of terrains—from rolling hills to steep and twisty trails—provides skiers with opportunities to use a multitude of ski skills. Cross-country skiers using classic skis and using the diagonal stride...

An Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing

Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Cross-country skiing is an activity that dates back approximately 5,000 years. In the Scandinavian countries, remnants of short, wide skis have been found preserved in prehistoric bogs, and petro-glyphs of skiers have been found carved...

Lessons

Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Skis, boots, poles! Now that you have a better understanding of Nordic skiing and the equipment used by cross-country skiers, it is time to glide into the lessons you will be leading your students through.The lessons are divided...

Assessments

Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Advanced Basic Skills Checklist, page 139Advanced Basic Skills Rubric, page 143Beginner Basic Skills Checklist, page 152Beginner Basic Skills Rubric, page 154Diagonal Stride With Poles Rubric, page 161Double-Pole Fun Peer Evaluation, page...

Games and Activities

Bridget A. Duoos

Bridget A. Duoos, is an associate professor in the health and human performance department at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Duoos has done extensive research in the biomechanics of cross-country skiing skills, pedagogy of skiing skills, skill progressions, and methods of assessing students’ progress. She has presented her research on both the biomechanics and the teaching of cross-country skiing at state, district, and national American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) conferences. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in physical education teaching and health education teaching and both a master’s and doctorate in biomechanics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anne M. Rykken

Anne M. Rykken, is a graphic designer and Nordic ski coach. She has been the head coach for 14 years at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anne is a founding member of the Minnesota Youth Ski League (MYSL), where she spent 15 years as executive director developing a nearly 1,000-member youth ski club from the ground up. During the same time, Rykken led the MYSL Como Park club, which remained the largest cross-country ski club in the United States for the duration of her leadership. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teaching Cross-Country Skiing

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...To make cross-country skiing even more fun, you can use additional games and activities to supplement the ones already included within the lessons in chapter 4. Many of the games that you play in the gymnasium or on a grass field can...

Access and Permitting for Use of Public Lands

Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Colleges, universities, community programs, military programs, and other not-for-profit outdoor recreation and education programs across the country have a long history of offering high- quality and safe educational experiences on public...

Biomechanics of Resistance Training

Michael H. Stone

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Michael H. Stone, PhD, is currently the director of the exercise and sports science laboratory in the department of kinesiology, leisure, and sport sciences at East Tennessee State University. Prior to this, Dr. Stone was the head of sport physiology for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the chair of sport at Edinburgh University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is also an adjunct professor at Edinburgh University; Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia; and Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meg Stone

Meg Stone, MS, is the director of the Sports Performance Enhancement Consortium and assistant track coach at East Tennessee State University. Stone holds the NCAA collegiate records in shot and discus and was a two-time Olympian in the discus for Great Britain. She also won a gold medal in the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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William A. Sands

William A. Sands, PhD, is head of sport biomechanics and engineering for the United States Olympic Committee. He has served as senior sport physiologist at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center as well as the physiologist for USA Track and Field and USA Diving. He has coached Olympic and world championship gymnasts and served as chair for the United States Elite Coaches Association for Women’s Gymnastics. Dr. Sands is on the board of directors for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Principles and Practice of Resistance Training

Human Kinetics, 2007

Ebook Chapter

...Biological mechanics (biomechanics) deals with the application of physical laws to biological motion. In humans, biomechanics concerns the interaction of the skeletal and neuromuscular systems in creating movement (Harman 1994a, 1994b...

Moving Through Fluids

Applied Sport Mechanics

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook Chapter

...how the fluid forces of hydrostatic pressure, buoyancy, drag, and lift affect athletes and objects as they move through air and water;how pressure, temperature, and the nature of air and water affect the way that fluids act;how surface...