Corrective and functional exercise is a rapidly advancing field. Exercise is an essential factor in all injury recovery, conditioning and performance, and if used correctly can play a preventative role in injury management. In the injured athlete, gym user or armchair athlete, corrective exercise can help to restore range of motion, re-build strength, endurance and power, re-establish neuromuscular control and balance, and provide positive progress for a specific sport or a healthier lifestyle.
Written by an experienced specialist in the field of rehabilitative and performance exercise, this book provides an essential practical guide to corrective and functional exercise for every sports therapist and fitness trainer, particularly those taking diplomas or NVQs at level 3. Packed with photos and illustrations, and full of accessible step-by-step explanations of the latest rehabilitative methods, every corrective and functional technique is covered in detail, from initial consultation to whole body exercises.
Fundamentals of Health & Physical Education is a highly illustrated, comprehensive text for any PE course. It is the ideal book for a clear theoretical background for anyone, and for wet weather work and cover lessons.
It is clear and easy to read - everyone will get something out of it.
Simple illustrations show you exactly what is meant at a glance.
All the theory has pictures and examples of sports to show you how it works in practice.
The Fall of the House of Fifa is the definitive story of Fifa's rise and the most spectacular fall sport has ever seen.
1904: 'No person should be allowed to arrange matches for personal profit' - Fifa congress
A century later: 'Fifa is a Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organisation (RICO) enterprise' - A judge in Brooklyn, using a term originally coined for the mafia
For forty years Joao Havelange and then Sepp Blatter presided over a Fifa now plagued with scandal - dawn raids, FBI investigations, allegations of money laundering, industrial-scale bribery, racketeering, tax evasion, vote-buying and theft. Now David Conn, football's most respected investigative journalist, chronicles the extraordinary history and staggering scale of corruption. He paints revealing portraits of the men at the centre of Fifa - the power brokers, the indicted, the legends like Franz Beckenbauer and Michel Platini - and puts the allegations to Blatter himself in an extended interview.
Sport is a growing industry with enormous numbers of people now involved in the management and administration of sports, fitness and exercise. Whether voluntary, public or commercial sectors, all can benefit by improving the practice and delivery of the management of sport and its organisations. This text is designed to help all those delivering sport to deliver it better and includes:
* What's different and special about sports management?
* The voluntary sector
* Event management and marketing
* Marketing, fundraising and sponsorship
* Managing staff and volunteers
* Organisational management principles
* Legal issues including health and safety
* Case studies - both local and national.
Full of practical examples this book reveals sports management in action, showing how good management helps us to deliver better sports participation, at all levels.
This book is a must for undergraduates as well as an invaluable tool for professionals in sport management and administration in the private public and voluntary sectors.
Developing dominating offensive linemen is Rick Trickett's specialty. His accomplishments speak for themselves: 4 first-round draft selections, 20 NFL players, 13 All-Americans, and more than 30 all-conference selections. Now with Complete Offensive Line, he's created the most in-depth guide ever on offensive line play.
Today's linemen must have skill, strength, power, quickness, agility, and intelligence to excel at the position. That is why Complete Offensive Line presents it all-from footwork and hand positioning to pulling and cutbacks.
In this one-of-a-kind guide, Trickett takes you onto the practice field and into the trenches to learn these skills, among others:
* Pass protection
* Run blocking
* Man and zone blocking
* Combination blocks
* Blitz pickup
* Recognition of defensive sets such as 4-3, 3-4, and stack
* Strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities against any defensive set
* Techniques and schemes for formations such as spread, option, and the run and shoot
With the most effective drills, skill evaluation, line play assessments, scheme suggestions, and unparalleled coaching advice from one of the best in the game, Complete Offensive Line is simply the definitive book on football's most demanding position.
Rick Trickett was hired as the offensive line and assistant head coach at Florida State University in 2008. He is regarded by most as the guru of developing offensive linemen. No other current or past offensive line coach has trained more players who have gone on to win all-conference and All-American honors.
1973 Glenville (linebackers coach)
1974-75 Indiana, PA (linebackers coach)
1976-77 West Virginia (defensive line coach)
1978-79 West Virginia (offensive line coach)
1980-81 Southern Illinois (offensive line coach)
1982-85 Southern Mississippi (offensive line coach)
1985 New Mexico (offensive line coach)
1986-88 Memphis (offensive line coach)
1989-92 Mississippi State (offensive line coach)
1993-98 Auburn (offensive line coach)
1999 Glenville State (head coach)
2000 LSU (assistant head coach and offensive line coach)
2001-06 West Virginia (assistant head coach and offensive line coach)
* Four players drafted in the first round in a six-year span at Auburn
Victor Riley (Chiefs No. 1 Draft Choice in 1998)
Willie Anderson (Bengals No. 1 Draft Choice in 1996)
Wayne Gandy (Rams No. 1 Draft Choice in 1994)
Kendall Simmons (Steelers No. 1 Draft Choice in 2001)
* More than 20 former players in the NFL
* Six All-American offensive linemen in his career
* 30 players with all-conference honors
* 13 players named either first or second team freshmen All-Americans
Children live what they learn through games and play. Through Cooperative Games and Sports, you can teach children how to play with-rather than against-each other, using 150 field-tested games and activities that are designed to build a child's self-worth through cooperation, acceptance, inclusion, and fun.
The premise of cooperative games is that everybody wins and everybody has fun. With activities like cooperative musical chairs, partner gymnastics, and math and spelling games, children learn valuable concepts, plus you aren't left scrambling for expensive equipment in the process. These versatile games allow you to adapt the rules, equipment, and number of players to your own participants' capabilities and to different physical settings. You'll also find a chapter dedicated to teaching you how to create your own games.
Cooperative Games and Sports shifts the focus from the outcome of a game to the experience of playing it. With instructive photos and straightforward terminology, it is your guide to building positive interactions that teach children-and adults-the value of playing simply for the sake of playing.
Terry Orlick, PhD, was a professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa for more than 40 years. He obtained his PhD in the psychology of sport and physical activity from the University of Alberta in 1972. He was one of the world's leading authorities on the psychology of excellence and quality living and worked with some of the world's top performers. His research focused on enhancing the quality of life and quality of performance with children and high-level performers in a variety of disciplines.
Orlick worked with thousands of Olympic and professional athletes and coaches; corporate leaders; astronauts; surgeons; top classical musicians; dancers, opera singers, and other performing artists; mission control professionals; and many others engaged in high-stress performance missions.
Former president of the International Society for Mental Training and Excellence, Orlick authored more than 30 highly acclaimed books, published hundreds of articles in a variety of professional journals, and was founder of the Journal of Excellence, Positive Living Skills, and the Zone of Excellence. He held distinguished service awards from numerous Olympic and education associations as well as certificates of merit from governments, universities, sport organizations, and schools for distinguished service to the community. He gave lectures on the pursuit of excellence in virtually every corner of the world.
Terry Orlick lived with his family at Meech Lake, Quebec, until his death in 2021.
Veteran physical educator Bev Davison knows how to get the biggest bang for her buck. In Creative Physical Activities and Equipment, she shares her secrets of how to expand a physical education or recreation program without exceeding the budget.
Davison's practical, ready-to-use strategies help you make the most of your budget, no matter how big or small. But the ideas in this book aren't just easy on the wallet; more equipment means less down time and more opportunities for children to participate and learn.
First, you'll discover how to make equipment using inexpensive, readily available materials and even trash! Need some pinnies? Grab a pair of scissors and some old towels and start creating! Are old dryer sheets accumulating in the laundry room? Turn them into juggling scarves! All of the equipment is easy to assemble-no mechanical skill is needed. In addition, the book describes dozens of unique games and activities that use this equipment to teach important skills.
Next, the book explains how to use traditional equipment-such as Frisbees and jump ropes-in nontraditional ways and how to extend the life of old or broken equipment, including flat tennis balls and broken badminton racquets. You'll also learn the art of obtaining free equipment. The book provides information on equipment that's free for the asking, items that can be obtained by collecting proofs of purchase, and general budget-stretching ideas.
Finally, since some equipment can be quite expensive, fundraising is an occasional necessity. Proving that fundraising does not have to be time-consuming and painful, the book presents ideas for 15 refreshingly creative fundraisers that are easy to organize and execute. Many of them don't require solicitation by students, which means greater parental support and participation.
A resource no physical education or recreation program should be without, Creative Physical Activities and Equipment can pay for itself after just one use!
Bev Davison is a veteran physical educator, having taught for ten years at the elementary and secondary levels. During those years she mastered the skill of creating a quality physical education program on a shoestring budget. She has shared her knowledge on this subject with fellow physical educators far and wide-from the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (GAHPERD) state convention to a naval base in Cuba.
One of Davison's most significant career accomplishments was being named the 1995-96 Teacher of the Year by fellow teachers at her school for implementing the ideas in this book. Davison's contributions to her school's physical education program also led to a 1996 School of Excellence in Physical Education Honorable Mention Award from GAHPERD.
Davison is a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and GAHPERD. She earned her master's degree in physical education from Eastern Kentucky University. In her free time she enjoys biking, fishing, and water sports. She and her husband, Ray, live in St. Mary's, Georgia, with their three children.