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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

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... by flexing knees and anklesAdvanced Lessons 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8.From B.A. Duoos and A.M. Rykken, 2012, Teaching Cross-Country Skiing (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics).Use the following rubric to assess student progress toward competency...

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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

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... 236Snowplow Turns, page 237Tight Turns!, page 238NameBoot sizeBeginner Lesson 1, Intermediate Lesson 1, and Advanced Lesson 1From B.A. Duoos and A.M. Rykken, 2012, Teaching Cross-Country Skiing (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics).Beginner Lesson 1,...

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

1

... yards (137 m) without stopping.As the name implies, the diagonal stride uphill technique is the diagonal stride done on an incline rather than on flat terrain. When a classic skier using the diagonal stride approaches a hill, the skier 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

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...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...

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

1

... In colder weather, use a smaller number of skiers per team to increase the activity level of each skier. Divide each team so that half the team is on one end of the tracks and half is on the other end. The first skier skis 100 yards (91 m...

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

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...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

1

... (46 to 91 m) To be able to do ski scooters on each foot Set Induction Hello, cross-country skiers! Today we are going to be working on the diagonal stride technique. I will demonstrate what this looks like for you right now. Notice that I am...