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Toil and Trouble

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Gable trains as if he’s going to row stroke on a slave galley.I’d bang on the wall many times at night in no uncertain terms, telling Rick to get his ass to bed, shut that music off. He had the girls in there and they were—I’m pretty...

Combat Sports

Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training

Human Kinetics, 2019

Ebook Chapter

...Dylan Buell/Getty Images Performance Demands of Combat Sports Combat sports encompass a wide variety of full-contact martial arts and fighting disciplines, many of which have indigenous regional and national forms. Depending on each...

The Role of Fluids

Heidi Skolnik

Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., a nutrition consulting practice. She has master’s degrees in exercise science and human nutrition. She is also a New York State certified nutritionist, a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a certified ACSM health fitness instructor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrea Chernus

Andrea Chernus, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and New York State certified dietitian and nutritionist. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Columbia University in New York. She maintains a full-time private practice on the upper west side in New York City, where she sees many athletes and performers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...An athlete called the office and said, “I have a quick question. How much water should I drink each day?” That might be a quick question, but it doesn’t have a quick answer! If you’re thinking, Doesn’t everyone need eight glasses of water...

Competition Day

Krista Austin

Krista Austin, PhD, CSCS, is an exercise physiologist, nutritionist, and NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist. She is also a research associate with the International Center for East African Running Studies. Austin was a performance nutritionist with the English Institute of Sport, where she provided services to 18 Olympic sports and the England cricket team. Most recently she served as a physiologist with the United States Olympic Committee. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bob Seebohar

Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, is a board-certified specialist in sport dietetics and owner of Fuel4mance, a leading nutrition consulting firm serving amateur and elite athletes. Seebohar is the former director of sport nutrition for the University of Florida and most recently served as a sport dietitian for the U.S. Olympic Committee. In 2008, Seebohar traveled to the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing as a sport dietitian for the U.S. Olympic team and as the personal sport dietitian for the Olympic triathlon team. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Performance Nutrition : Applying the Science of Nutrient Timing

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...A large range of nutrients is needed during the competition cycle, and the preparation for and purpose of competition day are dependent on whether the event is of minimal, moderate, or significant importance. In addition, preparing...

Learning About Hispanic Culture

Luis Columna

Luis Columna, PhD, is an associate professor at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. Armed with three degrees in adapted physical education and physical education, Columna is intent on helping teachers work better with diverse learners. He has taught in private and public schools in Texas and Puerto Rico and has taught higher education since 2006. Along with his coauthor, he has conducted several workshops and written several articles related to overcoming language barriers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lauren J. Lieberman

Lauren J. Lieberman, PhD, is a professor at the College at Brockport in Brockport, New York. She has taught higher education since 1995 and taught in Perkins School for the Blind since 2010. She is fluent in sign language, using sign as her language in earning her PhD. She infuses sign language throughout her courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Promoting Language Through Physical Education : Using Sign Language and Spanish to Engage Everyone

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...The story of Hispanics in America is the story of America itself. The Hispanic community’s values—love of family, a deep and abiding faith, and a strong work ethic—are America’s values. They have enriched our culture and brought creativity...

Strength and Power

Heidi Skolnik

Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, Inc., a nutrition consulting practice. She has master’s degrees in exercise science and human nutrition. She is also a New York State certified nutritionist, a fellow with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and a certified ACSM health fitness instructor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Andrea Chernus

Andrea Chernus, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and New York State certified dietitian and nutritionist. She holds a master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Columbia University in New York. She maintains a full-time private practice on the upper west side in New York City, where she sees many athletes and performers. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Baseball, diving, football, gymnastics, cheerleading, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling are all considered strength and power sports. Strength and power athletes range from some of the largest athletes to some...

Athletes and Neurological Injuries

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Sports and athletics have been around as long as humankind has existed. Their origins can likely be traced to the practice of hunting and the training of combat skills necessary to feed and protect one’s family and tribe. As leisure time...