Fitness News, Webinars

Free webinar – Assessment of movement quality: panacea or false dawn?

As we continue to work with The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) we are happy to announce our latest webinar of the series – Assessment of movement quality: panacea or false dawn?

Date: Wednesday 5th April 2017
Time: 3 pm BST
Presenter: Robert McCunn

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Academic News, Courses, Fitness News

Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition CE course

Our course of the week this week is Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition Print CE 

Understand human anatomy for the purpose of studying movement with this continuing education course. Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition Print CE Course guides you through the bones, joints, muscles, muscle attachments, nerves and blood vessels of the body with a full-colour illustrated text. In-depth knowledge of the anatomical structures involved with physical movement will help you to identify and correct postural problems, prevent injury, and individualise exercise programmes for your clients.

Take the course today and you will be able to identify the ligaments and tendons that attach the bones and form the major joints as well as the major muscles of the human body.

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The British Association of Exercise Sciences (BASES) endorse this course and a huge 13 BASES points are on offer upon completion. The course is also endorsed by The Register of Exercise Professionals (REP’s) for three points.

Course Objectives

  • Identify all the bones of the human body and their anatomical landmarks.
  • Identify the ligaments and tendons that attach the bones and form the major joints of the human body.
  • Identify the major muscles of the human body, their positions, and actions.
  • Describe the fundamental movements of the human body.
  • Identify the major blood vessels and nerves of the human body.
  • Communicate using the universal language of human anatomy.
  • Apply anatomy of the muscles to specific training exercises of the upper and lower body and the core.

At the conclusion of the course, you will take a continuing education exam to receive credits through participating organisations.
You will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organisation. Instructions for retrieving this certificate will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete.

About the Author

Robert S. Behnke, HSD, is retired after 39 years of teaching anatomy, kinesiology, physical education and athletic training courses. Behnke has been honoured on several occasions for excellence in teaching – including receiving the Educator of the Year Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. During his 11-year tenure as chair of the NATA Professional Education Committee, he initiated the petition to the American Medical Association that led to the national accreditation process for entry-level athletic training education programmes.

Dr. Behnke spent most of his career at Indiana State University, where he was a professor of physical education and athletic training and director of undergraduate and graduate athletic training programs. He has extensive experience as an athletic trainer both in high schools and at the university level, serving as the head athletic trainer at Illinois State University from 1966 to 1969 and the University of Illinois from 1969 to 1973. He was an athletic trainer at the 1983 World University Games and for the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball trials in 1984.

During sabbaticals in 1982 and 1989, he served as an athletic trainer for boxing, men’s field hockey, team handball, ice skating, roller hockey, gymnastics, judo, and cycling at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He is still in high demand as a speaker and an athletic trainer throughout the world.

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Books, PE News

Using dance to teach mathematics and science

Children love to learn on the move and are natural kinesthetic learners.

Dance Integration for Teaching Science and Mathematics will help them do just that as they learn concepts and content in dance, mathematics and science.

The book contains 38 lesson plans that bring mathematics and science to life for primary school children as they are are guided through creative practices that integrate mathematics and science content with movement.

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New edition of dance bestseller

Experiencing Dance presents a complete dance education curriculum for secondary school students with more than an introductory knowledge of dance.

The text contains more than 45 lessons, designed to help students create, perform, respond to analyse, connect and understand dance in various styles and settings.

These lessons focus on all aspects of dance, including understanding movement potential, dance science, dance forms, historical and cultural aspects of dance and career options.

Price: £30.99 I €40.30

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Academic News, Books

Analysing and quantifying human movement

Research Methods in Biomechanics, Second Edition, demonstrates the range of available research techniques and how to best apply this knowledge to ensure valid data collection.

In the highly technical field of biomechanics, research methods are frequently upgraded as the speed and sophistication of software and hardware technologies increase.

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Introduction to all aspects of human movement

This updated edition introduces readers to key concepts concerning the anatomical, mechanical, physiological, neural and psychological bases of human movement.

Students will gain a broad foundation for more detailed study of the subdisciplines of human movement and for cross-disciplinary studies.

They will learn the multi-dimensional changes in movement and movement potential that occur throughout the life span as well as those changes that occur as adaptations to training, practice and other lifestyle factors.

Normal Price: £53.99 I €70.20
HK Rewards Members’Price: £43.19 I €56.16

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Teaching dance in the Primary School

Teaching Children Dance, Third Edition, enables teachers to understand the components and benefits of children’s dance.

It helps them to develop the skills required for enhancing or initiating dance as part of the physical education or arts curriculum for children of nursery and primary school age.

The updated third edition includes 31 ready-to-use lessons and includes new chapters on teaching children with disabilities and making interdisciplinary connections.

In addition, Teaching Children Dance features a bonus CD-ROM with PDFs of the learning experiences included in the text, plus additional learning experiences from previous editions.

Normal Price: £23.99 I €28.80
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Discover flexibility and increase the power to move

Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery, Second Edition, shows how to use imagery, touch and movement exercises to improve co-ordination and alignment.

These exercises also help relieve tension, enhance the health of the spine and back and prevent back injury.

Over 600 imagery exercises almost 500 illustrations help readers visualize the exercises and use them to experience the biomechanical and anatomical principles that are crucial to dancers and other performing artists, Yoga and Pilates teachers and practitioners, and athletes.

Normal Price: £21.99 I €26.40
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