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ERIC Number: ED409268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
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Lab Exercises for Kinesiology.
Mills, Brett D.; And Others
This monograph presents descriptions of various exercises and athletic activities with a kinesiological and biomechanical analysis of the muscle systems involved. It is intended as examples of laboratory activities and projects in a college course in kinesiology. A listing of the required laboratory exercises precedes the examples. Specific activities analyzed include: seated row exercise, right-handed baseball bat swings, instep shoelace soccer kick, right-legged soccer kick. Additionally, a strength training, conditioning, and testing program for team handball is detailed including skill tests and a training schedule for both off-season and in-season phases. An example of required student assignments involving videofilming four specific skills from four different sports with a review of the literature and kinesiological and biomechanical analysis of each is also provided. The sports skills analyzed are: (1) the long snap (football), (2) the roundhouse kick (karate), (3) the vertical jump (basketball, volleyball, track and field), and (4) rope jumping (general conditioning). (Contains 182 references.) (JLS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States Sports Academy, Daphne, AL.