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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...

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...

Muscle Blood Flow and Metabolism

Phillip F. Gardiner

Phillip F. Gardiner (born 1952) is an Australian former lightweight rower. He was an eight-time Australian national champion and won two bronze medals at World Rowing Championships. He made ten appearances for Australia at World Rowing Championships over the seventeen-year period from 1977 to 1994. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Advanced Neuromuscular Exercise Physiology : Advanced Exercise Physiology Series

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...Cardiovascular dynamics involved in blood flow regulation and muscle metabolic changes with exercise are among the topics that are covered most completely in introductory undergraduate texts on exercise physiology. I assume that these basic...

Participation in Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation in America

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...Who is the land? We are.A substantial majority of Americans participate in some form of natural resource–based outdoor recreation. Roper-Starch (2000) reported that, in 2000, 78% participated at least once per month in natural...

Staff Recruitment and Supervision

Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...In this chapter we outline many of the common human resource tasks undertaken by the outdoor program administrator. Human resource management includes those practices that attempt to maximize organizational productivity through employee...

Administrative Risk Management

Mat Erpelding

Mat Erpelding, MA, has been working in the field of physical education and outdoor leadership for over 15 years. Currently, he teaches at the College of Western Idaho in the physical education department and at Boise State University in the leadership studies minor. Additionally, Mat guides mountain climbers and teaches courses for the American Alpine institute and teaches wilderness medicine courses for the Wilderness Medicine Training Center. Before making the transition to outdoor education, Mat worked as a developmental therapist and in the mental health industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoff Harrison

Geoff Harrison, MS, has been working in the field of health and recreation for over 20 years and has been fostering student and staff development at Boise State University since 1998. Geoff serves as the associate director of education and recreation at Boise State University, where he oversees multiple programs and service areas, department partnerships, and initiatives. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the department of kinesiology. Prior to his work at Boise State, Geoff worked in the fields of publishing, event promotion, and domestic and international adventure travel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Outdoor recreation programs purposefully use risk as a medium for facilitating an experience for participants. The outdoor program administrator provides a service to clients that often has inherent risk that cannot be eliminated from...

Long-Distance Endurance Events

Suzanne Girard Eberle

Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RDN, CSSD, is a board-certified sports dietitian and Intuitive Eating coach who counsels active people of all shapes, sizes, and athletic abilities on mastering high-performance eating habits. She’s a lifelong carrot cake connoisseur, too. Girard Eberle’s first career was as an elite professional runner. She’s a USA Track and Field 5,000-meter champion with a mile PR of 4:28, and she represented the United States on three national teams. Today, she includes competitive road cycling and hiking among her favorite sports. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Endurance Sports Nutrition

Human Kinetics, 2014

Ebook Chapter

...The past two weeks of racing have been great. A win at Ironman 70.3 New Orleans and a solid 7th place on one of the hardest half-Ironman courses around—Wildflower.On the bike I aim for about 350 calories per hour: Keep in mind I weigh 165...

Using Technology and Monitoring to Enhance Performance

Sheri R. Colberg

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 28 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, Diabetic Athlete's Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook Chapter

...In the earlier days of diabetes treatment, before blood glucose meters existed, physicians often advised their patients who were using insulin not to engage in any physical activity. Without a doubt, being active can increase your risk...

Environmental Stewardship

Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Outdoor recreation professionals have long recognized their dependence on natural settings. These locations—rivers, lakes, seashores, forests, deserts, mountain ranges, and wildlands—offer an interaction with elements of nature and allow...

Introduction to Recreational Sport

Robert J. Barcelona

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Robert J. Barcelona, PhD, is an associate professor in the University of New Hampshire’s department of recreation management and policy. He teaches courses in recreational sport management, youth development, and organizational administration and leadership for both undergraduate and graduate students. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mary Sara Wells

Mary Sara Wells, PhD, is an associate professor in the University of Utah’s department of parks, recreation, and tourism. She teaches courses in youth development, community recreation, and sport management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skye Arthur-Banning

Skye Arthur-Banning, PhD, is an associate professor at Clemson University in the department of parks, recreation and tourism management. He teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in sport management and sport for development as well as in the core curriculum, and he advises graduate students in amateur sport for community and youth development. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Recreational Sport : Program Design, Delivery, and Management

Human Kinetics, 2016

Ebook Chapter

...By the end of this chapter, readers will be able todefine leisure, recreation, sport, and recreational sport;differentiate between participation- and performance-focused sport experiences and how such differences influence program design...